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You can borrow the car, providing I can have it back by six o'clock.

Sentence Parts

Ex. 1 Identify the type of subject.

1. One would suppose that as they did.

2.Is it still raining?

3. You have to be 21 or over to buy alcohol in Florida.

4. I donít think I was fairly treated but then thatís life, isnít it?

5. Itís my birthday today.

6. They say itís bad luck to spill salt.

7.Whatís this? Crying again?

8. We, authors, are always accused of that.

9. Itís over 200 miles from London to Manchester.

Ex. 2 Identify the type of predicate.

1.He listened. There was no wind.

2.I should have thought youíd have got over all that craze about books by this time.

3.He had been obliged to extend his business activities in the North.

4.The stream went on chattering.

5.He began in his mental agony to use terrible language about social conventions.

6.To send down the letter at once was also the correct thing to do.

7.He died young, at the age of 27.

8.It was still raining, though not hard; and the whole city seemed a black steaming mass.

9.It might have been a couple of orioles.

10.She began to feel dizzy.

11.We mustnít be late, must we?


Ex. 3 Identify the type of adverbial modifier.

1. On the morning of the third day, the sea calmed.

2.Jude went into the empty classroom and sat down.

3. But for these interruptions, the meeting would have finished earlier.

Mrs. Harley turned her attention to the steps leading down to the park from Sutton Place, to watch for Renee Hall.

5. For some reason he began to rail at me for breaking off my engagement to Skinny.

6. Notwithstanding differences, there are clear similarities in all of the worldís religions.

That night there was a storm and I woke to hear the rain lashing the window-panes.

8. Suddenly and without warning, the army opened the fire.

He eats like a pig.

10.I wish you wouldnít fuss so.

11.Thatís too small a box to hold all these things.


Complex sentences

Ex. 1 Identify the type of subordinate clause in bold.

1. What you need is plenty of exercise.

Home is where your friends and family are.

3.I wasnít certain whose house I was in.

4. Whether they will come today is not known yet.

5.He said he was ill.

6.The car which was following us seems to have disappeared.

It is surprising how little she has changed.

8.The fact was he didnít understand them.

Iíll tell him the news when he comes.

It is strange that he has made such a mistake.

He locked all the windows for fear (that) he might be burgled.

What she says is not what she means.

Buy your ticket as soon as you reach the station.

14.They laughed at what he said.

I brought the umbrella because I thought it might rain.

16.The boy whose bicycle was stolen is at the police station.

17.I donít like it when you make a fuss about nothing.

18. The sooner we start, the sooner weíll finish.

19. Wherever he went, he was welcome.

I know the man whom you mean.

I helped him so that he could finish early.

He went to the lecture early so he got a good seat.

He went where the doctor sent him.

24. Should you change your mind,let us know.

She treats me as if I were a stranger.

26. Since you have finished your work, you may go home.

Bill speaks worse than he writes.

She sat behind me so that I couldnít see the expression of her face.

She cooks turkey (in) the way I like.

30. Whatever you say, I wonít believe you.

You can borrow the car, providing I can have it back by six o'clock.

32. Although it was only 9 oíclock, there were no people in the streets.

33.Please do as I say.

34. If you thought so why didnít you say it?

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