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Identify the verbs and verb phrases in the following sentences. Then, classify each verb or verb phrase as transitive action, intransitive action, or intransitive linking. Give the object(s) of each transitive action verb and the subject complement(s) of each linking verb.

2. Because a newly borrowed word often sounds unfamiliar, people sometimes do not hear it correctly.

3. They will pronounce the word and will spell it as if it had come other, more familiar English words.

4. The wrong spelling hides the true origin of the word and gives the false impression that its sources is contemporary English, when its real source is something else entirely.

5. The word woodchuck, for example, might have come from two English words, wood and chuck.

2.sounds transitive. object familiar

3. will spell - transitive. object word.

4. hides - transitive. object wrong.

5. might have come - instransitive

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  1. 2.sounds transitive. object familiar Sounds is the verb, but it doesn't have an object. There's another verb in this sentence.

    3. will spell - transitive. object word. The object is not word. There's another verb in this sentence.

    4. hides - transitive. object wrong. Hides is the verb, but wrong is not the object. This sentence has three more verbs.

    5. Correct.

    5. might have come - instransitive

  2. Because he /she doesnt knw the meaning of jog

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