Saturday
April 18, 2015

Homework Help: English

Posted by anthony on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 1:51pm.

Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined phrase in the sentence.

1. The 17th century Pilgrims were the first Europeans (to arrive on Cape Cod.)

A. infinitive phrase
B. absolute phrase
C. prepositional phrase
D. appositive phrase

I think it's A.

2. (Leaving their native land to colonize America,) they expected to land in the colony of Virginia.

A. participial phrase
B. gerund phrase
C. infinitive phrase
D. prepositional phrase

I think it's B?

3. (Steering a northerly course,) the captain sailed the ship to the rocky coast of New England instead.

A. appositive phrase
B. participial phrase
C. gerund phrase
D. infinitive phrase

I think it's C?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

English - prepositional phrase? Appositive phrase? Participial phrase? Gerund ...
English - This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize...
English - 4. (Landing in New England) caused much disappointment among the ...
english - Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s) in...
Lang. Arts - Identify the term that correctly identifies the capitalized word(s...
language arts - Identify the term that correctly identifies the italicized word...
English - Can anyone help me with this? After the sentence, identify the ...
College English 101 - On these we had to say if the sentence is Prepositional ...
english - Which term best describes the underlined words? Originating in Bohemia...
language - Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Simon ...

Members