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1

A verb is a word that ______ ______, _____ another to the subject, _______ another verb, or merely ____ ____.

Shows action, links/ helps/ indicates existence

2

The action of a verb may be ____ or ____

Physical mental

3

Sometimes the verb is a single word, other times it is made up of two or more words called what?

Verb phrase

4

A verb phrase consists of what?

A main verb plus one or more helping verbs

5

A verb must be distinguished from what?

A verbal

6

Verbs may be called ____, ____, ____, or ______ according to their use in a sentence

Transitive
Intransitive
Linking (copulative)
Helping (auxiliary)

7

Which verb requires a receiver of its action in order to express a complete

Transitive

8

Which verb does not require a receiver to express a complete thought?

Intransitive

9

Which verb links a word in the predicate to the subject

Linking

10

What verb helps the main verb to make a statement

Helping

11

A noun names what

Person
Place
Thing
Idea

12

What type of noun names a person, place, thing, or idea, but does not say with particular one?

Common

13

What noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea, and always begins with a capital letter?

Proper

14

What noun names whatever exists as a physical or material substance?

Concrete

15

What noun names a quality, state, activity, or general idea?

Abstract

16

What noun is two or more words used as a single noun?

Compound

17

What is another term that refers to any word, phrase, or clause that functions as a noun equivalent?

Substantive

18

What is a substantive that follows another substantive to explain or identify it

Appositive

19

T/F: An appositive may be compound

True

20

What is an appositive phrase

An appositive and all its modifiers

21

Nonessential appositives an appositive phrases are set off by what

Commas

22

What word takes the place of a noun

Pronoun

23

What is the word for which the pronouns stands?

Antecedent

24

What are the 7 different types of pronouns

Personal
Reflexive
Intensive
Interrogative
Demonstrative
Relative

25

Which pronouns show by their form whether reference is made to the speaker, to the person spoken about

Personal

26

What are personal pronouns which add the suffix -self

Compound personal