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1)A large _________ of people approve of the death sentence.
2)In a _________ between management and unions, a 4% pay rise was agreed in return for an...
past continuous tense exercises
Put the verbs in brackets into the past continuous tense.
1 Detective: I'm afraid I must ask you both what you (do) yesterday at 10.20 p.m.
Mr X: I (play) chess with my wife.
Mr Y: I (listen) to a play on the radio.
2 The children were frightened because it (get) dark.
3 It was a fine day and the roads were crowded because a lot of people...
joining sentences with participles using participles to join sentences
Join each of the following pairs of sentences, using either a present participle e.g. knowing, a past participle e.g. known, or a perfect participle e.g. having known. Numbers 17, 28, 33, and 36 contain three sentences each. Combine these in the same way.
He got off his horse. He began searching for something on...
misrelated participles participles exercises misrelated participle participle examples what is a
A participle is considered to belong to the noun or pronoun that immediately precedes it (which usually, but not necessarily, is the subject of the main verb).
The boy, climbing the tree to get birds' eggs, had a bad fall.
If there is no noun/pronoun in this position the participle is...