Notes On Verb Phrases - CBSE Class 7 English Grammar
A verb phrase is a constituent of a sentence that contains the verb and any direct and indirect objects but not the subject. 

Verb phrases  have the following forms:
  • A main verb:
                   Eg.We are here
  • An auxiliary verb
                  Eg.She was laughing.
  • Have(auxiliary) and the past participle:
                     Eg.They have enjoyed themselves.
  • Have(auxiliary) and the past participle ‘been’ with the main verb in the –ing form:
                         Eg.We have all been working hard.
  • A modal verb and a main verb:
                        (The modal verbs are – can, could, will, would, shall, should, may, might, must)
                          Eg.They will come.

Summary

A verb phrase is a constituent of a sentence that contains the verb and any direct and indirect objects but not the subject. 

Verb phrases  have the following forms:
  • A main verb:
                   Eg.We are here
  • An auxiliary verb
                  Eg.She was laughing.
  • Have(auxiliary) and the past participle:
                     Eg.They have enjoyed themselves.
  • Have(auxiliary) and the past participle ‘been’ with the main verb in the –ing form:
                         Eg.We have all been working hard.
  • A modal verb and a main verb:
                        (The modal verbs are – can, could, will, would, shall, should, may, might, must)
                          Eg.They will come.
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