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Identifying Verbs and Their Subjects


When you are trying to proofread your writing for clear, accurate, and correctly punctuated sentences, it is a big help to be able to spot verbs and their subjects. These quick hints will help you find the verbs and the subjects of your sentences.


Hints to identify verbs


Hints to identify subjects


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Last Update: 5 October 1999