Complete the following sentences by replacing each blank with a prepositional phrase.
Example: I found this information ______. I found this information on the internet.
Exhausted________________, the explorers pitched their tents _____________and planned the next day's work.
This question is asking us to fill in the blanks of this sentence with prepositional phrases. We can choose to write anything, as long as it makes sense in the sentence and includes a prepositional phrase.
For each of the following sentences, identify every word or word group that is the part of speech indicated in parentheses.
Example: On September 8, 1998, Frank Acker, my little brother, was born in Detroit, Michigan. (Noun) September 8, 1998; Frank Acker; brother; Detroit, Michigan.
I developed extremely painful shin splints when I jogged much farther than I usually do. (adverb)
Identify the nouns in each of the following sentences, and classify each noun as proper or common and as concrete or abstract.
Example: In his report on the importance of religion in ancient Egypt, Joaquin wrote about the Great Sphinx and the Great Pyramid at Giza. report—common, concrete; importance—common, abstract; religion—common, abstract; Egypt—proper, concrete;Joaquin—proper, concrete; Great Sphinx— proper, concrete; Great Pyramid—proper, concrete;
Her excellent record as treasurer convinced a majority of the students to vote for her for president.