April 17, 2015

Homework Help: english, can you check over my answers? thanks!

Posted by Sherri on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 4:06pm.

I have answered these questions, but would like someone to review them.. can you please check the answers that i've chosen? thanks in advance!

Identify the function of the infinitive in the sentence. Choose from the following: subject, direct object, object of the preposition, predicate noun, adjective, adverb

1. The person to ask is your mother.

Function of the infinitive: adjective

2. It is too expensive to travel.

Function of the infinitive: direct object

3. Chance hates to erase the boards.

Infinitive phrase: to erase the boards

Function of the infinitive phrase: adverb

4. To know her is to love her.

Infinitive phrase: to know her
Function: subject

Infinitive phrase: to love her
Function: predicate noun

6. To speak clearly is essential to being understood.

Infinitive phrase: To speak clearly
Used in sentence as: subject

7. My goal is to write a best-selling novel.

Infinitive phrase: to write a best-selling novel
Used in sentence as: predicate noun

8. The psalmist says, "To do Thy will I take delight."

Infinitive phrase:To do Thy will
Object of the infinitive: will

9. Mr. Hutton asked me to help with the younger children.

Infinitive phrase: to help
Subject: me

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