What is the function of ‘be’, ‘have’ and ‘do’ in the following sentences? In other words, are ‘be’, ‘do’, and ‘have’ main verbs or auxiliaries in the following sentences? Make sure to provide at least ONE reason for each.
a. The Government of Canada’s priority continues to be fighting COVID-19 and protecting Canadians’ health and safety.
b. It also better supports Canadians, Canadian businesses, and the Government in making sure they are able to avoid irreversible legal consequences.
c. We will do whatever it takes to help Canadians through this crisis.
d. The Ontario government does not guarantee the health or safety of residents in long-term care homes, it says in a legal document.
e. Stress and burnout are concepts that have sustained the interest of nurses and researchers for several decades.