Participles, Gerunds, Infinitives, and Appositives

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Questions covering participles, gerunds, infinitives, and appositives.

participle

a type of verb that acts as an adjective

gerund

a type of verb that acts as a noun

appositive

the noun or pronoun placed after another noun or pronoun to identify, rename, or explain the preceeding word

infinitive

a type of verb that comes after the word to and acts as a noun, adjective, or adverb

infinitive

To Whistle is difficult for some people.

gerund phrase

He helped the police by telling about his experience.

participial phrase

The diner, chewing rapidly, called for a waiter.

appositive phrase

The antique car, a Studebaker, is worth thousands of dollars.

participle

Troubled, she asked for advice.

gerund

Michael enjoys painting.

infinitive

It will be important listen.

gerund

Using trees as lumber is an important part of the New Mexican economy

infinitive

As soon as she gets home, she hopes to write.

participial

The waiter, eating his lunch, did not respond.

participle

The racing car crashed into the wall.

participial phrase

Chewing rapidly, the young woman called for the waiter.

gerund phrase

One of her favorite things things to do is making jewelry.

infinitive phrase

His dream has always been to travel.

gerund

Not all Scottish people are interested in wearing kilts.

participle

Additional oil reserves, hiding in the southeast, were also found in the 1920s.

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