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Calipers were set and verified at 5 mm.
Question: what are all the verbs in the sentence?

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  1. This sentence has two main verbs and a helping verb.

    What do you think they are?

  2. calipers main verb

    were helping verb

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    posted by Leslie
  3. are the main verbs - calipers

    - set

    helping verb - - were

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    posted by Leslie
  4. The helping verb is "were."

    But calipers is a noun and the subject of this sentence.

    One of the main verbs is "set." What else happened to the calipers?

  5. verified - main verb ?

    Thank you

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  6. Right.

    were set, verified

  7. Calipers were set and verified at 5 mm.

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