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Write the verbs in the following sentences. Then identify each verb as bse form (b), present participle with auxiliary verb (pp), simple past form (past), or past participle with auxiliary very (past p), Some of the sentences have two verbs.

First Sentence:
Because early computers used vacuum tubes for memory, they were bulky and slow.

Please verify verb(s) and if they are base form, present participle, past form, or past participle with any auxiliary verb(s)?

  • English -

    The two verbs are USED and WERE.

    Which form do you think these verbs are in? We'll be glad to check your answers.

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    Past Form, not sure if were is past participle?

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    You're right. Both are in the past tense. Past participles need a helping verb -- and there are no helping verbs in this sentence.

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