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1. For example, I keep sports stamps (in my collection.)

A. subject
B. adjective
C. adverb
D. direct object

I think it's D?

2. Many residents of Hawaii work in (fishing) and (weaving).

A. subject
B. direct object
C. predicate nominative
D. object of the proposition

I think it's C?

3. One of the many recreational activities in Hawaii is (swimming in the clear blue sea).

A. subject
B. direct object
C. predicate nominative
D. object of the preposition

I think it's D?

  • English -

    I'm sorry, but they are all wrong. Please go back and study your text materials again.

  • English -

    Okay thanks!

    Is # 1, A?

  • English -

    # 2 is D?
    #3 is B?

  • English -

    Are you supposed to be identifying the words in parentheses?

    You have # 2 correct. Are you guessing?

  • English -

    I'm not guessing, just confused

    #1 has to be adverb because there are no adjectives

    #3 has to be subject because swimming is the subject

  • English -

    The prepositional phrase in # 1 is an adjective phrase, modifying stamps.

    In # 3, one is the subject. The gerund phrase in parentheses is a predicate nominative, following the linking verb, is.

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