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    the function of ver phrase and it's structure

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    A verb phrase is a group of words that act together (as a verb) to express an action or a state of being in a sentence:

    am going
    has been seeking
    wouldn't have known
    can become
    to study

    Each consists of a main verb preceded by one or more auxiliary verbs.

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