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Exercise # 18 Based on
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers
by Beatrix Potter

Is It a Finite Verb?

Directions:
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, or DO).

1. The two cats ran to look at the dough pan.

2. It makes me sneeze.

3. I have got half a smoked ham hidden in the chimney.

4. Mrs. Tabitha went up and down all over the house, mewing for Tom Kitten.

5. He pushed the rolling-pin in front of him with his paws, like a brewer's man 

trundling a barrel.