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English Exam (Phrases, Punctuation, Clauses)
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Thomas More, one of Henry's advisors, was sent to the Tower of London because he refused to support Henry's new church.(prepositional phrase)
of Henry's advisors
The winning team celebrated with champagne after the game(participle)
Andrew Johnson, who began Reconstruction in the South, was the first and only President to be elected to the Senate after his presidency(infinitive phrase)
to be elected to the Senate after his presidency
After his brother's death, Henry VIII married his brother's wife, Catherine of Aragon(prepositional phrase)
After his brother's death
Guessing the identity of the attacker, Batman jumped into the Batmobile and began to circle Gotham City.(participle)
Andrew Johnson's attempts to deny civil liberties to freed slaves has long been a source of criticism and resulted in his impeachment by the House of Representatives(infinitive)
Peter Parker used his opportunity to date Mary Jane Watson when the opportunity presented itself.
The pope refused and many of Henry's Catholic supporters disapproved of their king's efforts.
of Henry's Catholic supporters
of their king's efforts
Following Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, another terrible President, was sharply criticized for supporting the Kansas-Nebraska Act and became little more than a moderator between political factions
Following Millard Fillmore
Wanting a son, Henry petitioned the pope for a divorce, for he wished to marry his pregnant mistress, Anne Boleyn.
What is an appositive
Having previously served as Vice-President, John Adams became the second President of the United States. (prepositional phrase)
of the united states
In the Avengers - a comic book starring the Incredible Hulk, Captain America, and Iron Man - Thor carries a mystical hammer.
Defeating Venom, outsmarting Carnage, and capturing the Goblin were part of Spiderman's daily activities.
what is a gerund
usually ends with ing
Similarly, Thursday is named for Thor, the Norse god of thunder.
Roger Clemens earned a Cy Young Award by winning more than twenty games in one season. (gerund)
The Object of the Preposition must be a noun or pronoun (or a gerund that acts as a noun)
Participles are Verbs that act like Adjectives
Zachary Taylor, a Major General during the Mexican-American War, became President (in 1849), but avoided addressing the issue of slavery and abolition. (is it adjective or adverb phrase)
Participles can end in '-ed, -n, or -t'
Participles always end in '-ing'
A Gerund is a Verb (ending with '-ing') that acts like a Noun.
begins with to
Jon Favreau, who played Stark's chauffeur in the movie, also directed the picture, his fourth feature film
Dionysius, god of wine, was the son of Zeus and also part of the House of Thebes.
Infinitives may have Complements (Direct Objects, Indirect Objects, Predicate Nouns, Predicate Adjectives)
Infinitives may act as Nouns, Adjectives, or Adverbs
An Appositive is a NOUN that re-names a previous NOUN
Participles are verbs that act as nouns
comes after the noun it modifies
begins with that or what
it is a dependent clause
two or more independent
independent and dependent
independent clause (verb and subject)
two or more independent and a dependent
after ; it has to be a _____ sentence?
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