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What is the participial phrase in the sentence? Living in New York, he went to many fantastic Broadway plays.
A. Living in New York
B. He went to
C. Many fantastic
D. Broadway plays
Mike was running quickly. Mike won the race. Which sentence best combines the two sentences using a participial phrase?
A. Mike quickly running, won the race
B. The race was won by mike running quickly
C. Running quickly, mike won the race
D. Running, mike quickly won the race
Please help I don't know the answers

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  1. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm

    The first one is A. "Living" is the participle. That plus the rest of the words that go with it make up the participial phrase.

    What do you think about the second one?

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  2. After you study this site, I'm sure you'll see the answers.

    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/participlephrase.htm

    We'll gladly check your answers.

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  3. 1. A
    B. D

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  4. 1 - correct

    2 - There's a better answer. Re-read the original two sentences, and try again.

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  5. 2. C?

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  6. Right. Do you see why C is better than D?

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  7. Yes, I do. Thank you.

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  8. You're welcome!

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