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"The boy and girl were eating together."  In this sentence, is the full verb "were eating"  (helping verb+main verb)?  Thank you.

asked Apr 09 '13 at 17:11 AZTeach New member

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This is the past progressive tense. The '-ing' indicates progressive, and 'were' makes it past tense, hence, past progressive.

 

Here is a site that will conjugate verbs for you.

http://www.verbix.com/languages/english.shtml

link comment edited Apr 09 '13 at 17:17 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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