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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
L1.4 # 1
Compound Subjects, Verbs, and Complements

1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline every subject once, every verb twice, and label complements.
3. Put a vertical line after each main clause.

1. Tender buds and fragrant flowers beautify the lovely woods and the pleasant meadows.

2. The careless boy lost his coat and his cap.

3. The sun, the moon, and the stars light the earth.

4. My mother cooks and sweeps and sews.

5. The blacksmith heated and hammered the iron.

6. Harry threw and caught his rubber ball.

7. Shall you and I go?

8. Will the sick man live or die?

9. The clever boys built and sailed a pretty boat.

10. Cinderella embraced and forgave her cruel sisters.