By Daily Grammar
Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verb (v), subjects (subj), predicate nominatives (pn), direct objects (do), appositives (app), nouns of address (na), adjectives (adj), predicate adjectives (pa), adverbs (adv), prepositions (prep), objects of the preposition (op), prepositional phrases (p ph), indirect objects (io), and objective complements (oc) in the following sentences.
If the word is verbal, tell whether it is a gerund, participle, noun infinitive, adjective infinitive, or adverb infinitive. Tell which word the adjective, adverb, prepositional phrase, verbal, orverbal phrase modify.
If the sentence has a dependent clause, tell whether it is a noun clause, adverb clause, or adjective clause. Tell which word the adverb and adjective clause modify. Tell how the noun clause is used.
1. Becky is my daughter whom I have not seen for a year.
2. I will make a playhouse for the kids from whatever material is not used in the house.
3. Then I learned a good lesson, that you should always be kind.
4. If the price is right, we will own the car.
5. Whoever returned my wallet is an honest person.
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1. is =verb, Becky = subject, daughter = predicate nominative, my = adjective modifying daughter; (whom I have not seen for a year) = adjective clause modifying daughter, have seen = verb, I = subject, whom = noun clause introductory word used as a direct object, not = adverb modifying have seen, for a year = adverb prepositional phrase modifying have seen, for = preposition, year = object of the preposition, a = adjective modifying year
2. will make = verb, I = subject, playhouse = direct object, a = adjective modifying playhouse, for the kids = adverb prepositional phrase modifying will make, from whatever material is not used in the house = adverb prepositional phrase modifying will make, from = preposition; (whatever material is not used in the house) = noun clause used as the object of the preposition, is used = verb, material = subject, whatever = noun clause introductory word used as an adjective modifying material, not = adverb modifying is used, in the house = adverb prepositional phrase modifying is used, in = preposition, house = object of the preposition, the = adjective modifying house
3. learned = verb, I = subject, lesson = direct object, a, good = adjectives modifying lesson, then = adverb modifying learned; (that you should always be kind) = noun clause used as an appositive, should be = verb, you = subject, kind = predicate adjective modifying you, always = adverb modifying should be, that = clause introductory word that does not fit grammatically with the rest of the sentence. (That is the only introductory word used to introduce noun clauses that will not fit grammatically with the rest of the sentence.)
4. will own = verb, we = subject, car = direct object, the = adjective modifying car; (if the price is right) = adverb clause modifying will own, is = verb, price = subject, right = predicate adjective modifying price, the = adjective modifying price, if = subordinate conjunction introducing the adverb clause
5. is = verb, (whoever returned my wallet) = noun clause used as the subject, returned = verb, whoever = noun clause introductory word used as a subject, wallet = direct object, my = adjective modifying wallet, person = predicate nominative, an/honest = adjectives modifying person
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