grammar - practice sentence #1 functions in the sentence
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mossygeek on June 3, 2010
THIS IS THE SENTENCE. THE TERMS AND DEFINITIONS ARE THE FUNCTIONS OF THE WORDS IN THE SENTENCE.
Wally was eager to prove that his dog, Blue, was different from the other hunting dogs.
|to prove that his dog Blue was different from the other hunting dogs||adverbial infinitive phrase|
|from the other hunting dogs||prepositional phrase|
|that his dog Blue was different from the other hunting dogs (sentence part)||object of the infinitive|
|the other hunting dogs||object of the preposition|
|the whole sentence||independent clause|
|that his dog Blue was different from the other hunting dogs (clause)||dependent clause|
|type of sentence||complex sentence|