Saturday, July 24, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 231 - 235 - Parts of the Sentence - Adverb Infinitives

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Instructions: Find the infinitives or infinitive phrases in these sentences and tell what word they modify.

1. The salesman is likely to go and to return in one day.

2. The crowd had come to demonstrate against his cruelty.

3. I would be happy to help you.

4. Frightened by the bear, I was unable to move or run.

5. No one came to see the old man.

6. The commentator stopped to clarify his statement.

7. In this storm it is hard to see.

8. The deer returned to eat more from our yard.

9. We stopped to view the beautiful sunset.

10. I was able to grab the rope and climb to safety.


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Answers:

1. The salesman is likely to go and to return in one day.
- to go and to return in one day modify likely

2. The crowd had come to demonstrate against his cruelty.
- to demonstrate against his cruelty modifies had come

3. I would be happy to help you.
- to help you modifies happy

4. Frightened by the bear, I was unable to move or run.
- to move and (to) run modify unable

5. No one came to see the old man.
- to see the old man modifies came

6. The commentator stopped to clarify his statement.
- to clarify his statement modifies stopped

7. In this storm it is hard to see.
- to see modifies hard

8. The deer returned to eat more from our yard.
- to eat more from our yard modifies returned

9. We stopped to view the beautiful sunset.
- to view the beautiful sunset modifies stopped

10. I was able to grab the rope and climb to safety.
- to grab the rope and (to) climb to safety modify able



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