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1. "Outstanding" is a compound word. Think about what its two parts, "out" and "standing" mean. What does "outstanding" most likely mean?

a. exceptional
b. obvious
c. standing outside
d. tall

To answer questions 2 and 3 identfiy whether the capitalized word in the sentences below are used as participles or verbs.

2. I really need to get a WORKING carger for my phone.

a. participle
b. verb

3. She's an EXPERIENCED chef; she should have no trouble finding work.

a. participle
b. verb

  • Language Arts -

    Can you check my answers.

    1.c
    2.b
    3.a

  • Language Arts -

    All three answers are incorrect.

  • Language Arts -

    what are the right ones

  • Language Arts -

    http://www.answers.com
    You can look up the meanings of words here.

    Participles are verb forms being used as adjectives:
    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/participle.htm
    Read carefully and study this.

    Verbs (the ones with subjects!) are needed to form complete sentences:
    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/verb.htm

    Let us know what you decide.

  • Language Arts -

    Actually, Yoda's answer for question number 3 is correct; Writeacher was wrong about that.

    The correct answers are:
    1.a
    2.a
    3.a

    Hope I helped. :)

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