Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 231 - 235

Parts of the Sentence - Verbals - Adverb Infinitives

Instructions: Find the infinitives or infinitive phrases in these sentences and tell what word they modify.

1. The salesman is likely to go and to return in one day.

The salesman is likely to go and to return in one day.
 - to go and to return in one day modify likelyPAdj

2. The crowd had come to demonstrate against his cruelty.

The crowd had come to demonstrate against his cruelty.
 - to demonstrate against his cruelty modifies had comeV

3. I would be happy to help you.

I would be happy to help you.
 - to help you modifies happyPAdj

4. Frightened by the bear, I was unable to move or run.

Frightened by the bear, I was unable to move or run.
 - to move and (to) run modify unablePAdj

5. No one came to see the old man.

No one came to see the old man.
 - to see the old man modifies cameV

6. The commentator stopped to clarify his statement.

The commentator stopped to clarify his statement.
 - to clarify his statement modifies stoppedV

7. In this storm it is hard to see.

In this storm it is hard to see.
 - to see modifies hardPAdj

8. The deer returned to eat more from our yard.

The deer returned to eat more from our yard.
 - to eat more from our yard modifies returnedV

9. We stopped to view the beautiful sunset.

We stopped to view the beautiful sunset.
 - to view the beautiful sunset modifies stoppedV

10. I was able to grab the rope and climb to safety.

I was able to grab the rope and climb to safety.
 - to grab the rope and (to) climb to safety modify ablePAdj


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