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Participles, Gerunds, Infinitives, and Appositives

Questions covering participles, gerunds, infinitives, and appositives.
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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.