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Rewrite the sentence, using a verbal phrase in place of the BOLD words. HE RAN SWIFTLY; he was able to overtake the child
HE RAN SWIFTLY; he was able to overtake the child. Using a verbal phrase: RUNNING SWIFTLY, he was able to overtake the child.
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Locate the gerund phrase and identify its noun use. We enjoyed riding on the bus.
Weegy: Gerund: eating. Use: direct object User: Locate the gerund phrase and identify its noun use. You could have understood the speech better by listening critically Weegy: Definition: A traditional grammatical term for a verbal that ends in -ing and functions as a noun. Adjective: gerundial. A gerund with its objects, complements, and modifiers is called a gerund phrase or simply a noun phrase. User: Locate the gerund phrase and identify its noun use. "You could have understood the speech better by listening critically." (More)
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We enjoyed riding on the bus.
Gerund: riding; Use: Direct object.

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You could have understood the speech better by listening critically.
Gerund: Listening; Use: object of a preposition.
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