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Verbs as Subjects or Complements
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Directions:  Underline every verb twice, its subject(s) once, and label any complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1. Bringing Grandmama soft rolls of bread pleased Heidi.

2. The children had planned to take her by surprise.

3. He could not help thinking of the policeman.

4. To sit alone day after day made Peter sad.

5. Clara's greatest wish is to be able to walk.

6. Climbing the mountain up to the hut was difficult.

7. She wanted to see the happiness of her son.

8. Heidi really liked living on the mountain with her Grandfather and the goats.

9. Her favorite activity was going up the mountain with Peter and the goats.

10. To live here in the Alps would be very good for Dr. Classen.