Level A

Weekly exercise L64_1

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Present

Passé

MODAL

HAVE>>Part.P.

BE>>ING

BE>>Part.P.

VERBE


Ecrivez les chiffres correspondant aux groupes verbaux noyaux de proposition

Dans les phrases proposées, relevez le ou les groupes verbaux noyaux de proposition et faites le(s) suivre des chiffres correspondant aux éléments qui le(s) composent.


Adapted from "The New York Times"


The Giants were (2-7) a cocky group in training camp four months ago, and no one typified (2-7) the self-assurance more than the team’s robotic coach, Ben McAdoo, and his aloof boss, General Manager Jerry Reese.

The 2017 Giants were coming (2-5-7) off a stellar 11-5 record from the previous year and were widely lauded (2-6-7) as Super Bowl contenders. But when this season started (2-7), a series of debilitating injuries, lethargic play and glaring missteps exposed (2-7) the Giants’ manifold weaknesses, many that could be traced (2-3-6-7) to years of poor draft selections by Reese.

As the team’s losses mounted (2-7) this season, the Giants, N.F.L. standard bearers since 1925, were humiliated (2-6-7) and mocked (2-6-7)"were" est sous-entendu, never more so than last week when McAdoo benched (2-7) the popular longtime quarterback, Eli Manning.

The furious outcry over the treatment of Manning rattled (2-7) the normally stoic Giants ownership, and on Monday they abruptly fired (2-7) McAdoo and Reese with four games left in the season. On Sunday, the Giants had been defeated (2-4-6-7) by the Oakland Raiders to drop their dismal record to 2-10, the second worst in the league.

It was (2-7) the first time the Giants had fired (2-4-7) a coach in the midst of a season since 1976, when the team, with a 0-7 record, dismissed (2-7) Bill Arnsparger. And since 1978, there had been (2-4-7) only two predecessors to Reese as the Giants general manager — both departed (2-7) via voluntary retirement.