Cards in this guide (24)
What is the participial phrase in this sentence The retired couple set off for Phoenix in their motorhome
Is there going to be an accumulation snow of this winter in new york
It snows every winter everywhere in New York state.
What is a term that is as the substitution of a pleasant word or phrase for a more direct one
Edging her way excitedly through the crowd the noise was deafening
What is the participle or participial phrase in this sentence The treasure hunters searched for buried treasure
Speaking as loudly as possible Curt told his grandmother the good news
Speaking as loudly as possible
Walking in the deep snow made you feel as if you were on the cover of a Christmas card
Hummingbirds and barn swallows migrate each year bluejays live in one place all year
Add a semicolon after year.
On my job application I listed three references Mr Stewart scoutmaster Mrs Thomas journalism teacher and Mr Colley youth minister
Change the semicolons to commas and the commas to
The note from the band director read Tim has great potential however lack of practice slows his progress toward mastery
Add a semicolon after potential.
WHAT THE Participial phrase in this sentence The boy sleeping in the corner is snoring loudly
"sleeping in the corner" is the participal phrase
What is the participial phrase in this sentence The mailman cacked away from the lunging dog
The battered old car was sitting in the body shop
The boy sleeping in the corner is snoring loudly
Overcome by emotion the audience thundered applause
What is the function of the gerund in Do you like swimming
The gerund 'swimming' is the DIRECT OBJECT of the sentence.
Spilling a drink onto the customers head the waitress was horrified
Today's test will cover the following punctuation marks the comma the semicolon and the colon
add a comma after the semicolon.
What is the participial phrase in this sentenceOvercome by emotion the audience thundered applause
Type the participial phrase in this sentence. Type the
participial phrase in this sentence.
What is the participial phrase of the cattle grazing in the evening dusk headed toward the barn
grazing in the evening dusk
What is the function of the gerund phrase in this sentence By using common sense Austin will make the right choice
Which word correctly completes the following sentence yesterday scoot in bed all day
The word that is missing is I.
How would this punctuation be correct You hate to be late in fact you rush to arrive early
You hate to be late, in fact you rush to arrive early.
Is one possibility, omitting the comma altogether is another.
What is the verb that agrees with the verb you knew you ARE in trouble
There are two ways to correct the sentence in terms of verb agreement:
- "You knew you were in trouble."
- "You know you are in trouble."