Identify the Verb, not the Imposters

a tax form with a word scam on its face

Reading Time: 3 minutes It seems easy to identify the verb in a sentence: look for the action word, and you’ve found the verb. Unfortunately, there are several imposters. If you aren’t careful, they can fool you into thinking they function as the verb. These three imposters—gerunds, infinitives, and participial phrases–look like verbs because they contain action words. But … Read more

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