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Combined the sentences by changing the italicized word group to an infinitvie or infinitive phrase

(italicized word group)

1. The journalist took a job in the hotel. (This way he would get facts for an article. )
2. Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod liver oil. (It masks the taste of the medicine.)
3. John bought a black cate. (In this way, he proved he wasn't superstitious.)
4. It doesn't always save time (if someone is doing something in a hurry)
5. The weather bureau uses balloons. (They determine the temperature aloft)

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    It doesn't always save time to do something in a hurry.

    The journalist took a job in the hotel to get facts for an article.

    Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod oil to mask the taste of the medicine.

    John bought a black cat to prove he wasn't superstitious.

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    Those are right.

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    Thank you

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    We all made an effort to work harder.

    Identify the phrase in bold.





    A.
    infinitive phrase




    B.
    verb phrase




    C.
    gerund phrase




    D.
    prepositional phrase

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    a

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