Mrs. Siebenaler's 6th Grade Language Arts
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HELPING VERBS (also called auxiliary verbs):
HELP the main verb to express an action or state of being.
Together the main verb and its helping verb (or helping verbs) are called a VERB PHRASE.
Matt and Sarah
the mountain tomorrow.
is the main verb.
is the helping verb.)
Sometimes, a verb phrase is interrupted by another part of speech.
the new dance?
(The verb phrase
is interrupted by the subject you.)
Helping & Linking Verbs
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