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Identify the italicized word or words

EATING FLESH WITH RAZOR-SHARP TEETH is how piranhas survive.

a) gerund phrase
b) infinitive phrase
c) participial phrase
d) prepositional phrase

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    I'll be glad to check your answer.

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    b ?

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    No.

    An infinitive is to + a verb. To go, to write, to think are examples of infinitives.

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    Hint: -ing is your clue.

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    GERUND ?

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    Yes. It's a gerund phrase used as the subject of this sentence.

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    Also answered yesterday ... http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1384966012

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