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    Default Adjective or verb? Please help!

    Please help with this sentence below:

    She was really outraged by her boyfriend's comment.

    I have been asked to analyze the form of this sentence, in particular the word 'outraged'. Focusing on the word just as a vocabulary item, is it an adjective?

    As the past of a larger sentence is was + outraged the form of (was + past participle) as a passive?

    I am confused and need help? Any answers greatly appreciated.

    P.s In the sentence 'I am going on a trip' is the form present continuous? 'Going on' isn't a phrasal verb....or is it?

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    Default Re: Adjective or verb? Please help!

    Quote Originally Posted by vissnz View Post
    Please help with this sentence below:

    She was really outraged by her boyfriend's comment.

    I have been asked to analyze the form of this sentence, in particular the word 'outraged'. Focusing on the word just as a vocabulary item, is it an adjective?
    Yes, it is.

    Quote Originally Posted by vissnz View Post
    As the past of a larger sentence is was + outraged the form of (was + past participle) as a passive?
    Yes, it is.

    Quote Originally Posted by vissnz View Post
    I am confused and need help? Any answers greatly appreciated.
    I am confused and need help. Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
    Quote Originally Posted by vissnz View Post
    P.s In the sentence 'I am going on a trip' is the form present continuous?
    Yes, it is.

    Quote Originally Posted by vissnz View Post
    'Going on' isn't a phrasal verb....or is it?
    It is a phrasal verb.


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