The only thing that’s clear is you were hired to stand up here and tell us lies,” one person shouted.

My questions is how we use three verbs in one sentence. That's , is, were these all verb are use in one sentence


I count six verbs there. 1) "that's" (= that is), 2) "is", 3) "were hired", 4) "to stand", 5) "tell", 6) "shouted". The sentence is grammatical except that there should be an opening quotation mark to pair with the one after "lies". The many verbs are due to the complex structure.

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