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    not sure

    Hi

    Am I correct?

    1- The aptly named monster ate my choclate. (named is an adjective).

    2- tom is alloted some choclate corresponding to his size.(corresponding is indirect object).

    3- john kept eating chocolate.(eating is indirect object).

    4- You can accuse me of cowardice.(phrasel verb).

    5- the car is by far the best.(by far is adjectives).

    6- He's twice her size. + The state is at least twice as big as England(twice is adverb)(at least is degree adverb)


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    Last edited by fantastic; 17-Jul-2008 at 05:36.

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    Re: not sure

    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    Hi

    Am I correct?

    1- The aptly named monster ate my choclate. (named is an adjective). yes

    2- tom is alloted some choclate corresponding to his size.(corresponding is indirect object). no, try again

    3- john kept eating chocolate.(eating is indirect object). no, try again

    4- You can accuse me of cowardice.(phrasal verb). not a phrasal verb
    5- the car is by far the best.(by far is adjectives) no, try again


    THANKS IN ADVANCE
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    Re: not sure

    4- You can accuse me of cowardice.(accuse is a verb and of is perposition introducing an object)

    5- the car is by far the best.(by far is adverb)

    3- john kept eating chocolate.(eating chocolate is a noun phrase)(eating is object).(chocolate is indirect object)

    2-tom is alloted some choclate corresponding to his size.(corresponding is adjective)

    what about number 6?and this 7

    7- we went to the party dressed as clowns.(dress is a verb)


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    Re: not sure

    Could someone please correct me if i'm wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    4- You can accuse me of cowardice.(accuse is a verb yes and of is perposition introducing an object) Yes, I think you can call "of cowardice" an object complement.

    5- the car is by far the best.(by far is adverb) yes

    3- john kept eating chocolate.(eating chocolate is a noun phrase)(eating is object).(chocolate is indirect object) No, "eating" is the verb; "kept" means 'continued'. "chocolate" is a direct object.

    2-tom is alloted some choclate corresponding to his size.(corresponding is adjective) Yes, it is a present participle adjective.

    what about number 6? Yes, twice is an adverb. and this 7

    7- we went to the party dressed as clowns.(dress is a verb)
    No, "dressed" is a past participle adjective.
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    #6

    Re: not sure

    Actually "dressed" is the past tense and participle of the verb "to dress" used in this sentence as an adjective.


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    #7

    Re: not sure

    HI again

    Am I correct?

    6- The state is at least twice as big as England. (at least is a degree adverb) I looked up the dictionaries in the net and they didn't write which category it belongs to.


    3- john kept eating chocolate.(so kept is acting as a verb be) is there other words like this one?.

    8- everything we do is for our advantage.( everything and we are pronouns. How come they come together.

    9- He likes to read books. (to read is direct object)(books indirect object)

    10- sorry if I kept you waiting.(waiting is adjective).
    Last edited by fantastic; 23-Jul-2008 at 08:03.


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    #8

    Re: not sure

    please correct me if i'm wrong?

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