Posted by mysterychicken on Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:07pm.
Can someone please check and see if my answers are right?
Identify the entire noun clause:
1.The big green parrot speaks to whoever comes in the house
Ans- whoever comes into the house
2.For many years, no one knew where tuna spawned.
Ans- where tuna spawned
3.On this special night, dinner will be whatever you'd like.
Ans- whatever you'd like
4.The police always gives tickets to whoever parks in front of a hydrant.
Ans- whoever parks in front of a hydrant
5.What your room needs is a portable dumpster and a front loader young man.
Ans- what your room needs
I won't be surprised if I get all these wrong...but I did my best! Thanks!!
- Grammar - Writeacher, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:14pm
1 - correct
2 - correct
3 - correct
4 - include "to" and it'll be correct
5 - correct
- Grammar - Ms. Sue, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:20pm
In number 4, I think you should use the plural verb "give" because "police" is considered a plural noun.
- Grammar - Writeacher, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:21pm
Well, I guess 4 could be considered correct as you first had it -- if you had to say what part of speech the noun clause was serving as, what would you say?
- Grammar - Writeacher, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 9:23pm
I agree with Ms. Sue. You should either use "policeman" or "give" but the way it's written right now, there's a subj/verb disagreement!
- Grammar - mysterychicken, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 10:08pm
- Grammar - Ms. Sue, Sunday, May 3, 2009 at 10:34pm
MC -- I'm not offended -- but find it humorous that you should address two retired women teachers as "guys." <g>
- Grammar - MysteryChicken?, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 12:32am
Some homework help * laughs * K-12 is hard isn't it?
XD It's a common term. :3
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