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Locate the complete gerund phrase and identify its use. A popular pastime for retirees is camping near a lake.
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Asked 3/5/2012 7:16:17 AM
Updated 10/19/2014 11:06:48 AM
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User: Locate the complete gerund phrase and identify its use. A popular pastime for retirees is camping near a lake.

Weegy: A popular pastime for retirees is camping near a lake. Gerund Phrase: camping near a lake; Use: predicate nominative.


User: Locate the complete verbal phrase and identify its use. A boy named Robert won the high jump contest.

Weegy: A boy named Robert won the high jump contest. Verbal Phrase: Named Robert; Use: Adjective
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User: Locate the complete participial phrase and the word it modifies. The picture drawn by Melissa is clever.

Weegy: The picture drawn by Melissa is clever. The participial phrase is "drawn by Melissa" which modifies the picture.


User: Identify the type of sentence. After the supplies are delivered, we will decorate the room. simple sentence compound sentence complex sentence

Weegy: After the supplies are delivered, we will decorate the room. This is a complex sentence.
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User: Locate the participle (not the entire participial phrase) and the word it modifies. Dressed in a cheap suit, John looked like my uncle Earl.

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Dressed in a cheap suit, John looked like my uncle Earl.
Participle: Dressed;
Word modified: John.
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Locate the participial phrase and the word it modifies. Waiting in the cafeteria line, the girls talked about their history assignment. Participial Phrase: WaitingWaiting in the cafeteriaWaiting in the cafeteria linein the cafeteria linethe girls talkedthe girls talked about their history assignmentabout their history assignmenttheir history assignment
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Updated 3/5/2012 7:36:52 AM
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Waiting in the cafeteria line, the girls talked about their history assignment. Participle phrase: Waiting in line. Word modified: girls.
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