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Q: Identify the bracketed phrase in the following sentence. For some reason, Vince didn't like [falling in the mud puddle.] Participle, gerund, or infinitive. Also, adjective, noun, or adverb?
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User: Identify the bracketed phrase in the following sentence. For some reason, Vince didn't like [falling in the mud puddle.] Participle, gerund, or infinitive. Also, adjective, noun, or adverb?

Weegy: infinitive adverb
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User: Identify the bracketed phrase in the following sentence as an adjective, adverb, or noun. [To get the whole house clean in time for Grandma's arrival] proved to be too much to ask.

Weegy: Adverb
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Asked 5/20/2011 2:35:39 AM
Updated 12/23/2016 9:42:52 AM
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For some reason, Vince didn't like [falling in the mud puddle.]
"falling in the mud puddle" is a gerund phrase that functions as a noun (direct object).
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[To get the whole house clean in time for Grandma's arrival] proved to be too much to ask.
"To get the whole house clean in time for Grandma's arrival" is an infinitive phrase that functions as a noun.
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