Terms in this set (13)
Exercising regularly and eating well are two things that I have trouble doing.
"exercising" and "eating well" = two gerunds
He is happiest at the chessboard, when he is behind the wheel of a car, and on his boat.
"AT the chessboard," when he is behind the wheel," and "ON his boat"
Carlos has imagination, patience, and is perceptive.
"imagination," "patience," and "is perceptive" = adj + adj + linking verb
The relay team had an early lead but then lagged behind.
"had an early lead"and "lagged behind" = past tense + past tense
Chevrolet's new design is admired more for its appearance than for how it performs.
"FOR ITS appearance" AND "FOR HOW it performs" = noun + verb
The family wanted to relocate to a part of the country that was neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in the winter.
"too hot in the summer" and "too hot in the winter" = adj + adj
Walking and to swim are good exercise.
"walking" and "to swim" = gerund + infinitive
Drinking hot chocolate for breakfast appeals to me more than drinking coffee.
"drinking hot chocolate" and "drinking coffee" = gerund + noun
Dot and I thought the bargains we found were better than our friends.
Sounds as though the bargains are better than the friends.
The team welcomed its hero with parades, speeches, and the streets were decorated.
"parades," and "speeches," and "streets were decorated" = noun + noun + passive voice phrase
The prisoners passed us with hanging heads, drooping shoulders, and their feet shuffled.
"hanging heads," "drooping shoulders," and "their feet shuffled" = gerund + gerund + verb
He is an excellent tennis player because he is fast, accurate, and aggressive.
"fast," "accurate," and "aggressive" = adj + adj + adj
At the zoo the children saw a lion and bear.
"a lion and A bear"