Are the words caught in nets verbs?
caught = a verb - the past of catch
in = a preposition
nets = a noun - the plural of net
Thousands of years ago fish were caught in nets and traps Which are conjunction preposition pronoun or linking verb?
The conjunction is and, which joins the compound object of the preposition 'in'. The prepositions are: of, which connects the object of the preposition (years) to the noun 'thousands'; in, which connects the object of the preposition (nets and traps) to the verb 'caught'. There are no pronouns or linking verbs in the sentence. The verb in the sentence is 'were caught', an action verb.
Thousands of years ago fish were caught in nets AND traps is And a conjunction preposition pronoun or verb?
"Nets" in the object of a preposition. It's the object of "in"-- many students get confused because they see a noun and assume it's the subject; but often, they are really seeing an object. If the noun is in a phrase with words like in, on, above, below, at, to, or with, that's a "prepositional phrase" and the noun is an object. Marie lives in a big house. John was waiting at the bus-stop. They…