Is "is" a verb? If not, what is the verb in this sentence: "Although the school is quite small, it has a lovely field for students to play in."?
Mar 10, 2018
Yes, the word "is" is a verb, a form of the verb "to be".
"Although the school is quite small, it has a lovely field for students to play in."
There are three verbs in that sentence:
- is, tells the state of being of the subject 'school' as 'quite small'.
- has, tells what it (the school) possesses, 'a lovely field'.
- play (to play), tells what action is intended by the students.