could you pl explain how the perfect infinitive is effectively used in english

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  1. English

    First, identify the gerund in the sentence below. Then, replace the gerund with the infinitive of the same verb. Type the infinitive form of the verb in the space provided. Debbie loved watching the skaters glide around the rink.

  2. English

    1.Identify the underline phrase in the sentences: "Accordong to the letter", the wedding is June 25th. propositional**** participial gerund infinitive 2.Mikayla's homeroom teacher,"Mr.Jones", is very proud of her. participial gerund appositive****

  3. english, can you check over my answers? thanks!

    I have answered these questions, but would like someone to review them.. can you please check the answers that i've chosen? thanks in advance! Identify the function of the infinitive in the sentence. Choose from the following: subject, direct object,

  4. spanish

    1.Describe a "traje de poblana". Write your answer in English. 2.Explain who or what "Año Viejo" is and its significance. Write your answer in English. 3. Discuss three important achievements of the ancient Maya. Write your answer in English. 4.What was

  5. English grammar

    Identify the verbal in this sentence as infinitive, gerund or participle. They cried, but there was none to save them: even unto the LORD, but he answered them not. (Psalm 8:41) I chose infinitive because "to save them" looks like an infinitive that

  6. English

    Combine the sentences by changing the (italicized) word group to an infinitive or infinitive phrase. Then write the complete sentence in the paragraph box. I need help with these too: #1. Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod liver oil. (It masks the taste

  7. English

    Combine the sentences by changing the italicized word group to an infinitive or infinitive phrase. Then write the complete sentence in the paragraph box. The weather bureau uses balloons. They determine the temperature aloft. (They determine the

  8. identify tenses

    1. The dou had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in the passive voice Answer a 2. The promotional poster was designed by Zach a. past continuous in the

  9. English

    Select the correct verb tense used in the sentences below That company has been making surfboards since the 1960's present perfect progressive present progressive*** past perfect progressive past progressive We had been listening to the radio when the

  10. language arts

    The italicized words make up which type of verbal phrase? Turning the corner, Kate bumped into David. A. Split infinitive B. Gerund C. Infinitive D. Participial

  11. tenses

    The club's amplification system needed to be adjusted continually a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. an infinitive in a passive voice. d. simple past in the passive voice Answer c.

  12. English

    1. Which mood is used in the following sentence? When will the tickets go on sale? a. indicative****** b. imperative c. conditional d. interrogative Please select the correct verb tense that is used in the sentences below. 2. That company has been making

  13. math

    2x is a perfect square, 3x a perfect cube, and 5x a perfect 5th power. Find the sum of the exponents in the prime factorization of the smallest such positive integer x. Thank you.

  14. English

    Luther Burbank /devolved/ more than 800 new plant varieties future present past*** future perfect This recipe /will produce/ two dozen chocolate chip cookies past future perfect*** present future Since his injury at the track meet, Liam /favors/ his right

  15. English

    Choose the correct tense of the underlined verb Everyone in the climbing expedition /developed/ frostbite from their exposure to the cold past perfect future present past*** This recipe /will produce/ two dozen chocolate chip cookies past future perfect***

  16. tenses

    1. The duo had been given the second best time slot. a. past perfect in the passive voice b. past continuous in the passive voice c. An infinitive in passive voice d. simple past in the passive Answer d 2. The promotional poster was designed by Jack. a.

  17. English

    What is a verb form ending with -ing called? 1. gerund infinitive possessive passive Question 2 A verb form that begins with to is called what? gerund infinitive possessive passive Question 3 Which sentence is in the correct form? She began to sing the

  18. Maths B

    Charlotte received a score of 68 on both her English and Maths tests. The mean for English was 52 and the mean for Maths was 55. The standard deviations for English and Maths were 10 and 8 respectively. In which subject did Charlotte perform better?

  19. British Lit

    Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English? A.Old English B.Elizabethan English C. Middle English

  20. English

    This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize in America," they expected to land in the colony of Virginia. A.prepositional phrase B. appositive phrase c.participial phrase d.gerund phrase e.infinitive phrase f.absolute phrase

  21. english

    In the website I was able to learn about the English language very well, because in the website there are a lot of menus that english grammar, english vocabulary, english basics, english lesson, english pronunciation, english fun and games, english test,

  22. English

    Homework Help: English Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:29pm. Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to

  23. English Grammar

    Please kindly help me to correct the usage in the sentence below. 1. Teacher: Can you explain to me when you _learn____ the Past Simple & the Present Perfect? Learn Utilise Use Adapt 2. Student: I think the Past Simple is for a ___definite__ time in the

  24. British Lit.

    Inverted word order, unclear pronouns, and variable spellings are characteristics of what type of English a. old english b. elizabethan english c. gothic english d. middle english

  25. maths a

    Charlotte received a score of 68 on both her English and Maths tests. The mean for English was 52 and the mean for Maths was 55. The standard deviations for English and Maths were 10 and 8 respectively. In which subject did Charlotte perform better?

  26. English

    10. I have run for this track team for eight years. Possible answers: A.) present perfect tense B.) past perfect tense C.) future perfect I think its B.

  27. math,help

    Is this trinomial a perfect square x^2-6x+9 if the trinomial starts with x^2 and 1/2 of the middle term coefficient squared equals the last term, then it is a perfect square. tell me what you found. i thought it was not a perfect square. because i tried

  28. microeconomics - monopoly vs perfect competition

    hi, can sum1 help me? wats difference between monopoly and perfect competition? one is a solely dominated market and the other is a market with many producers 1)The monopolist is the price-maker. But the firm i under aperfect compepetion is the

  29. English

    2. Read the following words: sautnterd, walked, danced What is the best way to group these words on a classification chart to help you understand their meanings? a. They all end in -ed b. They are all in the past tense c. They are all verbs d. They are all

  30. english

    infinitive phrases underline each infinitive or infinitive phrase, indicating whether it acts as an adjective, an adverb, or a noun

  31. Verbals: Infinitives

    Identify the function of the infinitive in the sentence. Choose from the following: subject, direct object, object of the preposition, predicate noun, adjective, adverb 1. The person to ask is your mother. Function of the infinitive: 2. It is too expensive

  32. English - Infinitive phrases

    Consider the two sentences: His mother wanted him to study more. She made him study more. In the first, we have an infinitive phrase acting as a direct object, with "him" as the subject of the infinitive. How about the second sentence? Is that also an

  33. English

    Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:35pm. Posted by rfvv on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 7:39pm. Try hard to succeed. (What is the part of speech of 'to succeed'? Is 'to succeed' the object of the verb 'try'? Or is 'to succeed' the adverbial phrase

  34. math, algebra

    How is 28 a perfect number? Can someone explain this to me. all i understand that all perfect numbers end in 6 and 8. But how and why is 28 a perfect number. dimes are packaged 50 in a roll. quarters come 40 in a roll.susan b anthony dollars come in rolls

  35. Grammar

    In this sentence: "He tried to right the overturned canoe." I am trying to identify what function the word "to" has. What I know: He-pronoun(subject?), tried-verb, right-adverb(modifing tried?), the-demonstrative adjective(aka-definite article),

  36. grammar

    I am supposed to find the infinitive phrases in sentences, then name them as subjects, direct objects, predicate nominatives, object of a prepositions, or appositives. thing is, i can barely remember what all of these mean, and whether infinitive phrases

  37. Grammar...writing

    Does this sentence contain an infinitive pharse? Thank You Having risen becaus of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. _______to cross the river________ This is an infinitive phrase in the sentence... correct? Yes, "to cross the river" is

  38. English

    Choose the progressive or emphatic verb tense that is used in each sentence. 18.Ms. Palmer has been organizing the class schedules for us. present perfect progressive past progressive present progressive 19.We had been listening to the radio when the

  39. Math

    Which numbers are perfect squares? A) 64 b)900 c)120 d)1000 e)100 F) 10 000 How do u know each number is a perfect square? A) 1225= 35x35 B) 484= 2 x 2 x 11 x 11 C) 2025 = 45(square) the area of this square is 289 square unit. How so u that it's perfect

  40. English

    Practice makes perfect. This proverb is very important not only for students but also for almost all people. When you practice hard, you can become perfect. You have to spend time reading books, memorizing useful expressions and writing sentences by

  41. Latin

    The perfect system of the indicative active includes what tenses? perfect, imperfect and future perfect right!

  42. quick english help

    in which sentence is the underlined infinitive or infinitive phrase function as a direct object? c. After all that exercise, the runners needed *to drink water*. d.Just as the mayor was about *to give an award*, it began raining. I would say its d?

  43. philosophy

    Is this a valid argument? (P1) An extremely perfect fish cannot lack any perfection. (P2)A perfect fish lacking existence is less perfect than one that exists. ________________________________________ (C) An extremely perfect fish must exist.

  44. English

    Which term correctly identifies the underlined words in the sentence? Having shopped for hours and purchased several items, the family was ready to go home. A. infinitive phrase B. infinitive C. participial phrase D. participle

  45. English

    Can you please check these instructions, Writeacher. Thank you very much. English remedial test 1) Complete the following sentences with must/mustn’t, have to, don’t have to, should/shouldn’t 2) Fill in the correct future form (will future, going to

  46. English-Language

    Please help and correct! 1. Use "in the garage" as an adjective phrase The card in the garage is for you 2. Use "for our English class" as an adverb phrase The paper is due tomorrow for our English class. 3. Use "from an encyclopedia" as an adjective

  47. Maths B

    Charlotte received a score of 68 on both her English and Maths tests. The mean for English was 52 and the mean for Maths was 55. The standard deviations for English and Maths were 10 and 8 respectively. In which subject did Charlotte perform better?

  48. Economics

    Heres one IM SURE economist will enjoy... Always saying MC = MR :) Please help... I know its something to do with Perfectly competitive firms being price takers! right?? Question: “In both monopoly and perfect competition the profit maximizing output is

  49. language

    Identify the italicized word or words in each sentence Simon preferred LISTENING TO MUSIC as he did his homework a) infinitive phrase b) gerund phrase c) infinitive phrase d) prepositional phrase

  50. Math

    the only perfect number of the form x(n) + y(n) A perfect number is an integer that is equal to the sum of its positive divisors (not including itself). Therefore, 6 is a perfect number, since its positive divisors are 1, 2, and 3 and 1+2+3 = 6. 28, 496,

  51. English

    Yesterday my American friend asked me how long I had been learning English. I said I had been learning English since middle school. He was surprised. And he said, ¡°Why do you learn English?¡± When we travel to foreign countries, have a conversation

  52. Honor's English

    Which of the following describes the underlined phrase in the sentence below? The local softball team won the championship (against all odds). A) prepositional B) participial C) gerund D) infinitive Process of elimination: It cannot be C since a gerund

  53. English

    Select the letter of the choice that correctly identifies the underlined phrase in the sentence. 1. The 17th century Pilgrims were the first Europeans (to arrive on Cape Cod.) A. infinitive phrase B. absolute phrase C. prepositional phrase D. appositive

  54. english

    could you pl explain how the perfect infinitive is effectively used in english

  55. english

    could you explain how to use perfect infinitive correctly in eng language

  56. english

    7.Sneezing spreads colds. Present participle Gerund Infinitive Past participle 8.He suggested taking the A train. Infinitive Present participle Gerund Past participle 9.Just imagine being there! Present participle Gerund Past participle Infinitive 10.

  57. french

    Can two verbs be in the same sentence? I get that one is an infinitive, but does that mean every verb can combine with another infinitive? or is there a limit as to only certain verbs can be used together with an infinitive? For example, is "Je deteste

  58. Infinitives in Phrases

    Identify the infinitive in the following sentences and it's function. 1. The librarian was happy to help. Infinitive is to help The function of the infinitive is direct object 2. His greatest wish, to fly, was never fulfilled. Infinitive is to fly

  59. English- Infinitive phrases

    For this question, the directions say to name the TWO infinitive phrases in this sentence... His wish to succeed as an architect made him work hard. I know that "to succeed as an architect" would be one infinitive phrase, but there isn't another "to" ? So

  60. English

    posted by rfvv Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5:16pm. William became famous and had a chance to study in high school again. ------------------------- In this sentence, what is the role of "to....." in "a chance to..."? I mean the relationship between 'a chance'

  61. infinitives-english

    I have answered these questions, but when it comes to the "functions" of the infinitives i get a little stuck.. can you please check the answers that i've chosen? thanks in advance! Identify the function of the infinitive in the sentence. Choose from the

  62. Algebra 1

    What is the first natural number that is a perfect square and a perfect cube? Can you find the second? The third? Explain.

  63. Human Relations Part 1

    When you complete a job, but use more time and effort than is truly necessary, how have you worked? A. Effectively, but not efficiently B. Neither effectively nor efficiently C. Efficiently, but not effectively D. Both effectively and efficiently

  64. English

    How does one explain the difference in usage between "I am going to go get it." and "I will go and get it." Correct terms, please, to help a foreign student. I am going = present progressive tense I will go and get = future tense, compound verb to get =

  65. English

    1. You have to structure your time effectively. 2. You have to construct your time effectively. 3. Yoiu have to organize yoiur time effectively. ================ Are they the same in meaning? Are they all grammatical? Which verb do we have to use?

  66. English IV

    Help Please! Choose the function of the italicized infinitive phrase shown below. (stars indicate italicized infinitive phrase) Meridith is *to be restored as captain.* Answer Options: Function of infinitive: Adjective, Adverb, or Noun. (I chose adverb &

  67. English

    I still have a few doubts about the use of the gerund and infinitive in English. I hope you can have a look at these sentences, too. 1)I cannot resist drinking a glass of water. 2) He missed being tested. He missed being struck by the ball. 3) She caused

  68. Math

    Hello. I'm not a native English speaker. I have a math assignment and I need to explain the process of this equation. y=14.2x+19.3 542 = 14.2x+19.3 542-19.3 = 14.2x 522.7 = 14.2x x = 36.8… I don't know how to explain this in English, can anyone please

  69. ELA Please check answers!

    Please check my answer(s) for me. I don't think I understand what adverbs, adjectives, or nouns are in infinitve phrases. Directions: Write the infinitive or infinitive phrase from each sentence. Then write noun, adjective, or adverv to identify its

  70. English

    Why do you study English? 1. I study English to chat with foreigners. 2. I study English to get 100 points on the English test in the final exam. 3. I study English to read technical English books. 4.I study English to enter Cambridge University in the

  71. Grammar (Ms. Sue)

    I apologize for asking the same question, but I misunderstood the directions. The following sentences are written in the present tense. Rewrite each sentence in each of the other five tenses. 1). I collect. 2). You split. 3). They teach. 4). We give. 5).

  72. english,please correct my english grammar

    please correct my english grammar.thank you for helping me always. my paragraph. I assess myself 6 out of 10 in speed typing but for word spelling I can give a rate 8 out of 10 which is the highest one. using word document can make more faster and is very

  73. English

    The _______ form of a verb should be used to distinguish between actions completed in the immediate past and actions completed before a specific time. A. past perfect B. simple past C. irregular D. infinitive

  74. english

    1. A split infinitive is an infinitive that A. is used as an adjective or a noun. B. must have a subject. C. is used without the word "to." [D. has a word between "to" and the verb.]

  75. Language Arts

    What is the infinitive phrase in this sentence? After reading about the events in world war ll, she wanted to visit the Holocaust museum? A)After reading B)About events in WW2 C)she wanted D)to visit the holocaust museum I think it's D, but then again I

  76. English

    What is the tense of the underlined verb? We had just ended soccer practice when it began to rain. A. present perfect B. future perfect C. past perfect D. past

  77. english

    could you please explain me how to use the following verb forms effectively along with constructions : 1. to be 2. to be able 3. have been able

  78. Religion

    Many English translations of Genesis state that God "created" or "made" humankind. Explain several shades of Hebrew meaning not communicated in English.

  79. ENGLISH

    Hello! Need someone whose mother tongue is English to explain to me what " a gentle genius" means. I am teaching English as a foreign language and this expression is one of the titles from the book. I can't find the definition online. I just came across a

  80. English

    1) If you listen to a normal conversation in English you will realise that large sections fall into (??) perfect iambs. An iamb is the most common stress pattern in English and consists of (is made up of??) an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed

  81. french

    When a sentence is in passe compose, which has an auxiliary verb, and it also has an infinitive. Where does the direct or indirect pronoun go? Infront of the auxiliary verb or the infinitive?

  82. math

    Low-voltage lighting is a popular feature of landscaping. Two pathways meet at 30 degrees to each other. One pathway has the lighting, and the first light is placed where the two paths meet. The distance between successive lights is 5m, and each has a

  83. english

    Mood and tone! can someone kindly and effectively explain the difference.I am lost completely.Help!

  84. science

    humans have the ability to effectively swallow upside down, what makes this possible? explain clearly plz!!!

  85. Microeconomics

    "In both monopoly and perfect competition the profit maximising output is at the level at which MR = MC, but only in the latter is the optimum output level such that P = MC" Explain the above statement by comparing the model of perfect competition with

  86. English

    I urgently need you to revise these sentences (instructions), please. 1)Explain to a friend of yours who has never flown what he/she should do before boarding a plane. 2) Talk about the place where you live using the following grid: . – What is your town

  87. English

    1.Jenny (had) never (used) graphics software on the computer. 2.She (was writing) a report about the Ohio River. 3.Jenny (wanted) photographs in her report. 4.She (has been taking) many pictures of the Ohio River. 5.Jenny (has Scanned) the photographs with

  88. Algebra

    what is a perfect square number i know 9, 25 and 100, but what else if you multiply a perfect square by a perfect square, is the answer always a perfect square

  89. English - Native speakers

    Hello! Why don't we say possessive pronouns in English for the following words: my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their. Why do we say possessive adjectives? It doesn't make sense to me since my mother tongue is not English. Can you maybe explain this to

  90. Socials

    Confederation: For and Against. How do Macdonald and Howe represent the presence of the United States? In a paragraph, describe who, in your opinion used the American factor most effectively. Macdonald mentions Americans, but I cant find where they talk

  91. English

    Can someone please check my answers? I'll type the directions above the questions. *Cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Place any infinitive in parenthesis. 1. Marnie's mother and father want to

  92. french

    Is the Plus-que-parfait tense the same as perfect tense in English?

  93. Literature HELP!!

    Effectively interpreting symbols in a poem requires _____. A. a degree in English B. knowledge about the time period and author as well as evidence from the poem C. Internet research to see what other people have said about the poem D.rhythm and meter to

  94. Math

    I’m number is called a perfect number if a equals the sum of all of its fantastic except itself for instants six is a perfect number because it matters are 1 to 3 and six and 1+2+3 = 6 what is the next greater perfect number

  95. history

    democracy did not develop in latin america because the region was? Please check your book. This kind of open-ended question can only be answered by consulting the author of the phrase. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is a good site

  96. LIT 210

    Which author do you think most effectively utilized dramatic literary devices and conventions—Sophocles or Lorraine Hansberry? Explain your answer.

  97. 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 is The Legion of

  98. infinitives

    Adena wants Sam to learn to change a tire. to learn -infinitive used as adj. to change - infinitive used as an adverb?

  99. Microeconomics :o)

    "In both monopoly and perfect competition the profit maximising output is at the level at which MR = MC, but only in the latter is the optimum output level such that P = MC" Explain the above statement by comparing the model of perfect competition with

  100. English

    Wulliam became famous and had a chance to study in high school again. ------------------------- In this sentence, what is the role of "to....." in "a chance to..."? I mean the relationship between 'a chance' and "the to infinitive." Are they in apposition?

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