Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 216 - 220

Parts of the Sentence - Verbals - Noun Infinitives

Instructions: Find the noun infinitives and the noun infinitive phrases in the following sentences and tell if they are used as a subject, a direct object, a predicate nominative, an appositive, or an object of a preposition.

1. To sit in judgment is a difficult task.

To sit in judgmentS is a difficult task.

2. To waste time in class is foolishness.

To waste time in classS is foolishness.

3. To party and to sleep in were his only faults.

To partyS and to sleep inS were his only  
faults.  
 
 
 

4. My grandfather wanted only to build a home and raise a family.

My grandfather wanted only  
to build a homeDO and raise a familyDO.

5. Barbara hopes to be home soon.

Barbara hopes to be home soonDO.

6. His joys were to play soccer and to visit friends.

His joys were to play soccerPN and  
to visit friendsPN.

7. To save money for a rainy day is a good idea.

To save money for a rainy dayS is a good  
idea.  
 
 
 

8. The man's goal was to go to college and to study law.

The man's goal was to go to collegePN and  
to study lawPN.

9. Everyone wants to be rewarded for one's efforts.

Everyone wants  
to be rewarded for one's effortsDO.

10. Our desire is nothing but to live happily.

Our desire is nothing but to live happilyOoP.


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