DK wrote:da1chipo wrote:dannyolbb wrote:1. What part of speech is "despite" in the following sentence?
Despite numerous warnings, Captain Smith increased the ship's speed in order to arrive in New York's harbor ahead of schedule.
2. What part of speech is the word "rather" in the following sentence?
3. What word acts as a conjunction in the following sentence?
This rather intriguing story takes place almost entirely on the ship itself and later, in the lifeboats after the ship sinks.
4. What part of speech is "Of course" in the following sentence?
5. What is the verb/berb phrase in the following sentence?
6. What word does "very" modify?
Of course, the results of his actions are very much obvious, even today.
7. What is the verb/verb phrase in the following sentence?
Wow! I have never been so interested in another book or movie.
Thanks. It's a take-home test for my English class and I've never been great w/grammar.
Heck, as long as I'm asking, I've added a few more questions. Any help at all would be appreciated.
2. Adverb (it modifies "intriguing")
3. "And" is the only conjunction I see
6. "Very" + "much" = adv. modifying "obvious"
7. "Have been"
Is this not cheating, by the way?
It ain't cheating if you get caught.
You might mean if you don't get caught. Anyway, it still is. Not that anyone really cares.