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I am very bad in parts of speech so I need help!
Find all the verbs in each sentnce
1. We spent a considerable amount of time hiking up the mountain.
2. It was a foolhardy to go over the waterfall. In a canoe.
3. In the carribean waters there are fish of every hue.
Thanks in advance!

  • ELA - ,

    Verbs can either show action or state of being. Action verbs tell what someone or something is doing.

    In your first sentence, "We spent a considerable amount of time," which word tells what we did?

    Sentences 2 and 3 have state of being verbs.
    The most common state of being verbs are:
    be, am, are, is, was, were.

    Which of those verbs do you see in the second and third sentences?

    I'll be glad to check your answers.

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