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Read the sentence. Choose the correct answers for the questions that follow it. The judge, 'believing the boy to be innocent', acquitted him. What kind of phrase is italicized? What does it modify?
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User: Read the sentence. Choose the correct answers for the questions that follow it. The judge, 'believing the boy to be innocent', acquitted him. What kind of phrase is italicized? What does it modify?

Weegy: The italicized phrase is an appositive. It modifies the word, judge. An appositive is a noun or noun phrase that renames another noun right beside it. The appositive can be a short or long combination of words.
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The judge, believing the boy to be innocent, acquitted him. "Believing the boy to be innocent" is a participle phrase. It modifies "judge".
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Read the sentence. Choose the correct answers for the questions that follow it. 'Wishing to be heard', the speaker used a microphone. Are the italicized words a phrase or a clause? What word do they modify?
Weegy: I'm guessing "Wishing to be heard" is the italised words, then it's a clause (More)
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Wishing to be heard, the speaker used a microphone. "Wishing to be heard" is a phrase. It modifies "speaker".
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The fresh air is 'what I like best about the farm'.
Noun clause: what I like best about the farm; used as subject complement.
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The following sentence uses an objective case pronoun as a direct object: I e-mailed him yesterday.
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