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23. The gerund phrase in the sentence below is used as a ___
Everyone enjoys watching a dolphin show.
a. subject.
b. direct object.
c. predicate nominative.
d. predicate adjective.

struggling with this one

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  1. Which gerund phrase answers "what" after the verb? Everyone enjoys what?

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Oh is it C ?

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    posted by susan
  3. No.
    A predicate nominative means the same as the subject.

    What is the subject?
    What is the verb?
    What is the gerund phrase?

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/gerundphrase.htm

    Read this whole page very carefully. Then decide.

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    posted by Writeacher
  5. The subject is the dolphin
    The verb is watching
    The gerund phrase is watching a dolphin show?

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    posted by susan
  6. You have the phrase right.

    But you have the subject and verb of the sentence wrong;

    What are you going to do with the two words left over?

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    posted by Ms. Sue

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