anonymous
  • anonymous
Which best describes the underlined words in this sentence? Should they have been watching that scary movie by themselves? A. compound verb B. simple predicate C. complete predicate
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At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
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MckennaRian
  • MckennaRian
Which words are underlined?
anonymous
  • anonymous
should and have been watching
anonymous
  • anonymous
a compound verb or complex predicate is a multi-word compound that functions as a single verb.

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MckennaRian
  • MckennaRian
Correct. What is a simple predicate?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Person, place , thing, or idea.
MckennaRian
  • MckennaRian
So we know that should & have been watching are not a person, place, or thing. So we know it isn't B.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes.
MckennaRian
  • MckennaRian
Watching is a verb. Combining 'have been' to the word watching gives you a compound verb. Meaning your answer would be A. Do you understand?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, thank you!
MckennaRian
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No problem!

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