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Q: Read the following sentence, and then answer the question. While the children slept quietly in their rooms, a thick, inky shadow slowly seeped out of the forest and up the lane toward the
cottage. The prepositional phrase up the lane acts as A. a noun. B. an adverb. C. a verb. D. an adjective.
A: While the children slept quietly in their rooms, a thick, inky shadow slowly seeped out of the forest and up the lane toward the cottage. The phrase "up the lane" acts as an ADVERB.
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User: Read the following sentence, and then answer the question. While the children slept quietly in their rooms, a thick, inky shadow slowly seeped out of the forest and up the lane toward the cottage. The prepositional phrase up the lane acts as A. a noun. B. an adverb. C. a verb. D. an adjective.

Weegy: C. a verb
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While the children slept quietly in their rooms, a thick, inky shadow slowly seeped out of the forest and up the lane toward the cottage.
The phrase "up the lane" acts as an ADVERB.
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