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What is the verb and helping verb of this sentence. Mary was studying for the test.
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The Helping verb is "was" but the actual verb is studying. Was studying is called the "verb phrase.
EXAMPLES OF VERB PHRASES BELOW N SENTENCES:
1. Sherry is calling her mom.
2. The Boys were arrested last night.
3. David is working on his speech.