- Identify each underlined item according to traditional grammar. Options include, but are not limited to, infinitive, gerund, present participle, and past participle.
- Identify the mood of the verb or verb phrase in the underlined part of each sentence as indicative, imperative, subjunctive, or conditional.
- Who or Whom
Identify each underlined item according to traditional grammar. Options include, but are not limited to, infinitive, gerund, present participle, and past participle.
1. It is forbidden merely to speak his name.
2. Speaking her name is forbidden.
3. Forbidding them to see each other is strengthening their attachment, not weakening it. I said so before, yet I was ignored.
4. Smoking is allowed only in designated areas around the building. Please smoke only in the designated smoking areas.
5. Ana gave the choking businessman the Heimlich maneuver, and saved him from choking to death.
6. The chill, forbidding atmosphere of the house was alleviated only slightly by the novelty plastic zombies in the yard.
7. The screaming of the kidnapped children intensified, as Biff struggled desperately to free them.
8. The enemy appeared at dawn, and soon the camp had been reduced to a smoking ruin.
9. To disengage from a shared living situation can be easier said than done.
10. Why are you tickling me, when I’ve told you how much I had being tickled?
Identify the mood of the verb or verb phrase in the underlined part of each sentence as indicative, imperative, subjunctive, or conditional.
1. Warn everyone! They are all in terrible danger.
2. Actually, she does believe in reincarnation.
3. If you were in my shoes, which one would you pick?
4. If you were in my shoes, which one would you pick?
5. The company requires that all calls be recorded.
6. Make another comment on my looks, and I’ll report you.
7. Would you consider a change of wardrobe?
8. God keep us safe from harm.
9. If you were born in Canada, does that mean you’re a dual citizen?
10. They asked that we pay in advance.
Choose who or whom as appropriate.
1. people _________ I trust implicitly
2. people with ________ we can do business
3. “Anyone _________ would believe such rumors is beneath contempt.”
4. my sister, with _________ I’ve been feeling sort of annoyed lately
5. The man against _________ you testified will be sentenced on Friday.
6. This is the young man _________ the police believe is responsible for this spate of vandalism.
7. “I’d like to speak to _________ever approved this loan.”
8. The people _________ these measures are supposed to benefit have never been consulted.
9. A local character _________ everyone calls “Mr. Marmalade” has not been seen for some time, and neighbors fear the worst.
10. “It is not known _________ the Los Gatos delegation will support for superior judge.”