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corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve

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1. To get home during the storm was quite difficult.
To get home during the storm - phrase
function; subject

2. Our plan was to reach southern Maine by noon.
To reach southern Maine by noon - phrase
Function; direct object

3.She was told to reorganize her composition.
To reorganize her composition - PHRASE
function; adjective
4. The person to ask about that is James.
To ask about that - phrase
function; adjective

5. They want to wait another week before acting.
To wait another week - phrase
function: adverb

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    Please go back and study the sites Ms. Sue posted for you.

    1 yes
    2 no
    3 no
    4 yes
    5 no

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    1. To get home during the storm was quite difficult.
    To get home during the storm - phrase - yes
    function; subject - yes

    2. Our plan was to reach southern Maine by noon.
    To reach southern Maine by noon - phrase - yes
    Function; direct object - no (was is a linking verb)

    3.She was told to reorganize her composition.
    To reorganize her composition - PHRASE
    function; adjective
    4. The person to ask about that is James.
    To ask about that - phrase - yes
    function; adjective - yes

    5. They want to wait another week before acting.
    To wait another week - phrase - yes
    function: adverb - no

    The last infinitive answers "what" after the verb want.

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    3. She was told to reorganize her composition.
    To reorganize her composition - PHRASE - yes
    function; adjective - no

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    i've read the sites over and over and it's stressing me out eliminating what it is & isn't plz just help me

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    I gave you two hints.

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    5. d.o
    3. PN
    2. object

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    5. d.o - yes
    3. PN - no -- told is a transitive verb not a linking verb
    2. object - I already told you this was wrong.

    Please do not post these questions again. You're on your own now.

  • corrections plz help Ms. Sue Infinitve - ,

    get gud at school kid

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