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More Practice with the Continuous Tense

Study the sentences in the table below.

       

1

Anthony is fishing.

SV

intransitive

2

Ben is a genius.

S=C

equative

3

I am working right now.

SV

intranstive

4

I am building a website.

SVO

transitive

5

The baby is an angel.

S=C

equative

6

The baby is crying.

SV

intransitive

7

We are the best team in the league.

S=C

equative

8

We are beginning the movie at 8:00.

SVO

transitive

9

They were angry.

S=C

equative.

10

They were giving the children candy.

(SVOiOd)

ditransitive

11

Ben was friendly.

S=C

equative

12

Ben was eating a pizza.

SVO

transitive

 

Instructions for the Quiz

Find the base clause.

Quiz