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Identifying Verb Phrases - (Tenses)
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
Directions: Underline every verb twice, and its subject(s) once.

Note that some of these include more than one S/V pattern.

1. Why did you come to France?

2. The fallen and unfortunate King of France had been upon his

     throne in all his glory.

3. He will be judged at Paris.

4. I should have to pass the night at Tellson's.

5. Jerry has been my bodyguard on Sunday nights for a long time

     past and I am used to him.

6.  "What have YOU got to do with it, then, if a person may inquire?"

7. I am going to send you on to Paris, under an escort.

8. Charles had had to pay heavily for his bad food, and for his guard.

9. He should have been declared a good citizen at Paris.

10. Mr. Attorney-General had to inform the jury, that the prisoner

     before them was old in the treasonable practices.