Sometimes a sentence can have two or more verbs called a compound verb. A compound verb is joined by either a co-ordinate conjunction or a correlative conjunction. Example: The bell rang and rang.
Instructions: Find the subject, verb/verbs, and conjunctions in these sentences.
1. Carl listened carefully but heard nothing.
2. The car raced down the road and hit a tree.
3. The audience stood and cheered the performance.
4. The men caught, cooked, and ate the fish.
5. Sue either has done the job or will do it now.
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1. Carl – subject; listened, heard – verbs; but – conjunction
2. car – subject; raced, hit – verbs; and – conjunction
3. audience – subject; stood, cheered – verbs; and – conjunction
4. men – subject; caught, cooked, ate – verbs; and – conjunction
5. Sue – subject; has done, will do – verbs; either, or – conjunction
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