Exercise: lexical and auxiliary verbs

Read the following sentences and find all the verbs. Then decide whether they are lexical or auxiliary verbs.

  1. Did the police check the site yesterday? I must know what happened.
  2. I do leave the house by 8 o’clock, but time will always be tight.
  3. The drama club has always started at 5.30pm on Thursdays.
  4. ‘Go, before I can change my mind.’
  5. She was choosing which dress to buy for our night out when a stranger bumped into her and stole her bag, which may have had her passport, car keys, money and her identity card for accessing the office in it.


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