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Which word in the sentence does the participle modify? Pete, would you give the award to a retired officer?
Pete, would you give the award to a retired officer? The participle "retired" modifies OFFICER.
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Which word in the sentence does the underlined phrase modify? Before the movie, we ate dinner at the new café.
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"Before the movie", we ate dinner at the new café.
"Before the movie" is an adverb phrase and it modifies ATE.
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Which word in the sentence is a gerund? The truck pulled up under the chute, ready for loading. A. ready B. pulled C. loading D. under
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Which sentence contains an infinitive or infinitive phrase? A. Would you please help load the van? B. Will you move this dresser to my bedroom? C. Get your friends' addresses, and you can write to them. D. To our cousins in Boston, we gave our old bikes.
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The sentence that contains an infinitive or infinitive phrase is: Would you please help load the van?
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Which sentence does not contain misplaced or dangling modifiers? A. Sunk at sea, the coast guard could not find the boat with three people aboard. B. The coast guard could not find the boat sunk at sea with three people aboard. C. Sunk at sea with three people aboard, the coast guard could not find the boat. D. The coast guard, sunk at sea with three people aboard, could not find the boat.
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The sentence that does not contain misplaced or dangling modifiers is:
The coast guard could not find the boat sunk at sea with three people aboard.
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Which word does the participle modify? The child's excited outburst embarrassed his parents.
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The child's excited outburst embarrassed his parents. The participle "excited" modifies the word OUTBURST.
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