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    Default True or Flase

    Please answers these for me, either T or F:

    1.An infinitive phrase functions as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.

    2. Restrictive phrases and clauses are set off by commas while nonrestrictive phrases and clauses are not set off by commas.

    3. A complex sentence has one or more dependent clauses.

    4. In the question variation, some form of the verb "do" is always placed in front of a subject.

    5. A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses.

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    1.An infinitive phrase functions as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.
    I would say it can, depending on the sentence. Example:
    • To err is human.

    Perhaps:
    • An infinitive phrase can function as a noun, an adjective or an adverb.
    2. Restrictive phrases and clauses are set off by commas while nonrestrictive phrases and clauses are not set off by commas.
    True.

    3. A complex sentence has one or more dependent clauses.
    True.

    5. A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses.
    True. Example:
    • It's sunny now, but it's supposed to rain later on today.


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