Bedford Handbook 5th ed. page #
absolute 768 appositive 767 gerund 765 infinitive 766 participial 765 prepositional 756 verbal 763
Copy the examples & compose original sentences following the same patterns.
is usually preceded by to.
She wants to leave. Thatís the lady to see. He was eager to go.
An infinitive can function as - -
a] a noun, b] an adjective, or c] an adverb,.
a] To attend is necessary. b] She collected the money to be given. c] He played to win.
Identify the basic sentence patterns used above.
functions as an adjective.
Hurrying, I signed the check.
The car had a scratched hood.
Identify the following sentence patterns, also noting the participle &/or participial phrase.
2- We heard a crying baby.
3- The team, having won, celebrated boisterously.
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