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Identifying Verb Phrases: (Modal Helping Verbs)
From  My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales
Analysis Key

1. I can get there {in good time}. |  ["Little Red Riding Hood"]

2. He could not utter a word (DO). | ["Princess Goldenhair"]

3. She will not dare to show herself (DO). | ["Cinderella"]

4. {Without shelter} some harm may come {to you}. |  ["The White Fawn"]

5. She must have sprung {into the pear tree}. | ["Cinderella"]

6. Grandmother might have a nice strengthening meal (DO). | ["Little Red Riding Hood"]

7. We need not go away {from here} {to the King's palace}. | ["Princess Goldenhair"]

8. You ought to be very much obliged (P) {to him}. | ["Princess Goldenhair"]

9. I shall marry the Princess Noire (DO). | ["The White Fawn"]

10. Now she should go {to the feast}. | ["Cinderella"]

11. I will throw this basinful (DO) {of peas} {into the ash heap}. | ["Cinderella"]

12. She would never wear anything (DO) {but the Red Riding Hood}. | ["Little Red Riding Hood"]