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    Question nominative absolute.....

    How do you make these two sentences turn into sentences with a nominative absolute???

    "Since the waves had washed away much of the cliff, the house was in danger."


    "As the game was over, the contestants quietly filed out of the room."

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    Re: nominative absolute.....

    Here's a clue as to how you can do that:

    A nominative absolute is a noun phrase that begins or ends a sentence. The phrase has no grammatical connection with the rest of the sentence. Most nominative absolutes contain a participle or participial phrase which modifies the noun or pronoun.

    Example: The weather being rainy, we decided to postpone the trip. (Nominative absolute in italics)

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