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The Farmer, the Fly, and the Cow
Directions: Working sentence by sentence, place parentheses around each prepositional phrase. Then underline every finite verb twice, and every subject once. Label the complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

     A farmer was milking his cow. An annoying fly was buzzing 

about and eventually flew into the cow's ear. Still milking, the 

farmer was amazed to see the fly come out in the stream of 


     "What do you know?" said the farmer, "In one ear and out 

the udder."