Grammar Answer Check

posted by Victoria

Underline the gerund in each setences ([]). Then, on the line provided, identify its functions in the sentence. Write subject, predicate nominative, direct object, indirect object, object of a preposition, or appositive.

1. When the rippling began, I took it for sea-wind, [coming] to our valley with rumors of salt, of treeless horizons. --apositive

2. And what I felt was no longer a dry [tingling]. --predicate nominative

3. It was a wave that bathed me as if rain rose from below and around me instead of [falling]. --object of a preposition?

4. When he leaned on my trunk, I could not stop my [trembling]. --object of preposition

5. The balm, his [singing], soaked in through my roots and flowed to the tips of my branches. -- direct object

6. His music gave [living] a new significance. -- indirect object

  1. Ms. Sue

    4. No. Trembling is the direct object of the verb, stop.
    5. No.

    The rest are right.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. english HELP ASAP

    the directions say : For each sentence, find the infinitive phrase and write it in the blank on the left. Then tell whether it is used as a subject, direct object, predicate nominative, object of a preposition, or appositive. the sentence …
  2. Grammar

    Here are some more- What kind of complement is the word in CAPS?
  3. english

    9. What kind of complement is the underlined word?
  4. english

    Write a sentence containing a gerund; CAPITALIZE the gerund. Then, tell how the gerund is used (subject, direct object, subject complement, object of preposition, indirect object). please help me start off or explain how to do this …
  5. english

    Write a sentence containing a gerund; CAPITALIZE the gerund. Then, tell how the gerund is used (subject, direct object, subject complement, object of preposition, indirect object). please help me start off or explain how to do this …
  6. English

    Select the letter of the term that identifies the function of the phrase in parentheses in the following sentence: One goal is (to see potato-starch food boxes rather than Styrofoam ones). a. adjective e. object of a preposition b. …
  7. english

    Decide if the underlined pronoun in the sentences below is used as a subject, a predicate nominative, or an appositive. 15. Both Ben and "he" will graduate at the same time. (1 point) subject *** predicate nominative appositive 16. …
  8. gerund help

    The ______ for the criminals is next Tuesday. Fill in the blank with a gerund to complete the phrase. Indicate if it is the subject, direct object, object of the preposition, or predicate nominative. im having trouble finding a gerund …
  9. English

    a. prepositional phrase e. infinitive phrase b. appositive phrase f. absolute phrase c. participial phrase d. gerund phrase The Pilgrims, members of a Protestant group "within the Church of England" who demanded reforms in doctrine …
  10. English

    Identify how the underlined word in each sentence is used. 1:Aunt Nan took the (message) for Walter and her. A:direct object*** B:indirect object C:object of the preposition D:object of verbal 2:We joined Mark and (them)on the observation …

More Similar Questions