Find the participles in the following sentence and indicate whether they are present or past participles.?

Example: The children were trying to climb the tree.

[trying (present participle)]

Having seen most of the videos in the store, the children were now clamoring to go to the movie theater.

Before Thomas had finished the dishes, he heard Laura calling him.

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  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

     

    HAVING SEEN most of the videos in the store, the children were now CLAMORING to go to the movie theater.

    [having (present participle)]

    [seen (past participle)]

    [clamoring (present participle)]

    Before Thomas had FINISHED the dishes, he heard Laura CALLING him.

    [finished (present participle)]

    [calling (past participle)]

  • 11 months ago

    Present participles ALWAYS end in -ing. Past participles sometimes end in -ed, or -wn. After the helper verb "has, have, had", you'll always find a past participle.

    So there are two three present participles and two past participles.

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