Exercise: Verbs: voice, mood, tense, person, number

In the following sentences:
1. underline and write the verb or verbs
2. write its voice
3. write its mood
4. write its tense
5. write its person
6. write its number

For example:
1. Be forgiving toward your parents.
verb: be forgiving
voice: active
mood: imperative
tense: simple present
person: first
number: singular

1. Be forgiving toward your parents.
2. Do stand here.
3. He takes immense joy in his art.
4. He told me that he had finished the work.
5. He will have plenty of money in the future.
6. I am extremely happy and they are also joyful.
7. I am hoping for a higher salary.
8. I will do the homework after lunch.
9. I wish I had studied seriously for the examination.
10. I would rather wish that you stayed forever.
11. It has been raining cats and dogs.
12. It is time we proceeded.
13. May God bless her!
14. Next month, I will have reached my country.
15. The river flows into the ocean.


 

ANSWERS

1. Be forgiving toward your parents.
verb: be forgiving
voice: active
mood: imperative
tense: simple present
person: first
number: singular

2. Do stand here.
verb: do stand
voice: active
mood: imperative
tense: simple present
person: first
number: singular

3. He takes immense joy in his art.
verb: takes
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: simple present
person: second
number: singular

4. He told me that he had finished the work.
In this sentence, there are two verbs: told, had finished

Verb:

told had finished
Voice: active active
Mood: indicative indicative
Tense: simple past past perfect
Person: second second
Number: singular singular

5. He will have plenty of money in the future.
verb: will have
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: simple future
person: second
number: singular

6. I am extremely happy and they are also joyful.
In this sentence, there are two verbs: am, are

Verb:

am are
Voice: active active
Mood: indicative indicative
Tense: simple present simple present
Person: first third
Number: singular plural

7. I am hoping for a higher salary.
verb: am hoping
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: present continuous
person: first
number: singular

8. I will do the homework after lunch.
verb: will do
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: simple future
person: first
number: singular

9. I wish I had studied seriously for the examination.
In this sentence, there are two verbs: wish, had studied

Verb:

wish had studied
Voice: active active
Mood: indicative indicative
Tense: simple present past perfect
Person: first first
Number: singular singular

10. I would rather wish that you stayed forever.
In this sentence, there are three verbs: would, wish, stayed

Verb:

would wish stayed
Voice: active active active
Mood: indicative indicative subjunctive
Tense: simple past simple present simple past
Person: first first second
Number: singular singular singular

11. It has been raining cats and dogs.
verb: has been raining
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: present perfect continuous
person: first
number: singular

12. It is time we proceeded.
In this sentence, there are two verbs: is, proceeded

Verb:

is proceeded
Voice: active active
Mood: indicative subjunctive
Tense: simple present simple past
Person: first first
Number: singular plural

13. May God bless her!
verb: bless
voice: active
mood: subjunctive
tense: simple present
person: second
number: singular

14. Next month, I will have reached my country.
verb: will have reached
voice: passive
mood: indicative
tense: future perfect
person: first
number: singular

15. The river flows into the ocean.
verb: flows
voice: active
mood: indicative
tense: simple present
person: third
number: singular


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