Instructions: Tell whether the words in quotation marks are independent clauses, dependent clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, gerund phrases, or infinitive phrases.
1. Do not leave for help “until I signal you.”
2. “Here are the plants” that you wanted.
3. I remained “staring at the damage” when help arrived.
4. “Having learned the outcome,” I was at a loss “to know what to do.”
5. The neighbors stared “at me” in unbelief.
Instructions: Combine the following sentences with the appropriate co-ordinate conjunctions.
6. I turned on my radio. There was no sound.
7. The storm had ended. The sun peeked out from the clouds.
8. I did not attend the meeting. John didn’t either.
9. You must leave soon. You will be late for class.
10. A phrase has neither a verb nor a subject. The clause has both.
–For answers scroll down.
1. until I signal you = dependent clause
2. Here are the plants = independent clause
3. staring at the damage = participial phrase
4. Having learned the outcome = participial phrase, to know what to do = infinitive phrase
5. at me = prepositional phrase
6. I turned on the radio, but there was no sound.
7. The storm had ended, and the sun peeked out from the clouds.
8. I did not attend the meeting, nor did John.
9. You must leave soon, or you will be late for class.
10. A phrase has neither a verb nor a subject, but the clause has both.
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