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Locate the participle and the word it modifies. Reading from Shakespeare, the teacher reminded us to pay attention.
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User: Locate the participle and the word it modifies. Reading from Shakespeare, the teacher reminded us to pay attention.

Weegy: Reading from Shakespeare is the participle phrase. It modifies teacher.
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User: Locate the gerund and identify its noun use. John likes jogging, Great Danes, and sweet rolls.

Weegy: The gerund in this sentence is "walking". It's noun use is as the object of the sentence.
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User: Locate the participle and the word it modifies. The essay, written in 1810, is surprisingly modern.

Weegy: surprisingly, the essay
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User: Locate the complete adjective phrase and the noun modified. The vibrations of the passing freight trains damaged my aunt's china.

Weegy: trains
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John likes jogging, Great Danes, and sweet rolls.
Gerund: Jogging
Use: Direct Object

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The essay, written in 1810, is surprisingly modern.
Participle: Written
Modified word: Essay

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The vibrations of the passing freight trains damaged my aunt's china.
Adjective Phrase: Of the passing freight trains
Noun modified: Vibrations

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what is the adjective clause in the sentence, "This is the opportunity for which I have been waiting all my life."
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The adjective clause is "for which I have been waiting all my life."
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"This is the opportunity for which I have been waiting all my life."
Adjective Clause: For which I have been waiting all my life

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Locate the complete verbal phrase and identify its type. My grandfather saw the citizens of Paris celebrating the end of World War II.
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My grandfather saw the citizens of Paris celebrating the end of World War II.
Verbal Phrase: celebrating the end of World War II;
Type: Participial phrase.
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Locate the infinitive and identify its use. Check the turkey to see if it is done.
Weegy: The infinitive is the word "See" and its use is an adverb. User: Locate the participle and the word it modifies. My teacher finds dangling participles unacceptable. Weegy: particliple = unacceptable ...it modifies dangling participles User: Locate the participle and the word it modifies. Lying in the shade, the cow swished away flies with her tail. Weegy: articliple = lying ...it modifies cow User: Locate the participle and the word it modifies. Reading from Shakespeare, the teacher reminded us to pay attention. (More)
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Check the turkey to see if it is done.
Infinitive: To see
Use: Adverb

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My teacher finds dangling participles unacceptable.
Participle: Dangling
Word modified: Participles

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Lying in the shade, the cow swished away flies with her tail.
Participle: Lying
Word modified: Cow

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Reading from Shakespeare, the teacher reminded us to pay attention.
Participle: Reading
Word modified: Teacher

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