Label the following sentences with noun, pronouns, verbs (action verb, linking verb, and helping a main verb), adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions:  1. The basketball team is playing Northwestern High School tomorrow. 2. My dog has a really big jaw. 3. Hitler was the most dangerous man in the world.

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1. The basketball team is playing Northwestern High School tomorrow.

The nouns in this sentence are "team" and "Northwestern High School" (which is a proper noun). "Basketball" is generally a noun, but in this case, it is an adjective modifying team. The verb is "is playing," and "is" is a helping verb. "Tomorrow" is an adverb.

2. My dog has a really big jaw.

The nouns are "dog" and "jaw." "My" is a possessive pronoun, which functions as an adjective describing dog. "Has" is an action verb. "Big" is an adjective, and "really" is an adverb describing big.

3. Hitler was the most dangerous man in the world.

"Hitler" is a proper noun, and "man" and "world" are also nouns. "Was" is a linking verb, connecting Hitler to man. "Dangerous" is an adjective, and "most" is an adverb modifying "dangerous." "In" is a preposition.

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Since many of the above sentences are similar in their syntax, or their arrangement, using some as examples should serve you for the remainder of the others.

As a notation, remember, too, that the articles a, an, and the are always considered adjectives.

1. The basketball team is playing Northwestern High School tomorrow.

The = adjective;    basketball = adjective;   team = noun;  is playing (verb phrase) is = helping, or auxiliary verb; playing = present participle [is playing = the present progressive tense)

Northwestern High School = proper noun

tomorrow = adverb of time

2. My dog has a really big jaw.

My = possessive pronoun, used as an adjective; dog = common noun; has = transitive verb; a = article; adjective ;really = adverb of degree;  jaw = common noun

3. Hitler was the most dangerous man in the world.

Hitler = proper noun;  was = linking verb; the = adjective; most = adverb of degree; dangerous = adjective; man = common noun; in = preposition; the = adjective; world = common noun.

5. The boy was running and slipped on a banana peel.

The = adjective; boy = common noun; was = helping verb; running = participle used as a main verb in present progressive tense; and = conjunction; slipped = intransitive verb, a main verb, part of compound predicate; on = preposition; a = adjective; banana = adjective (It is actually a common noun used as an adjective in this sentence); peel = common noun.

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