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Please "give" me the patience to make it through this exercise!

(A) subject
(b) verb
(c) indirect object
(d) direct object
(b) verb
So, what's the purpose of this "exercise"?

(a) subject
(b) direct object
(c) object of preposition
(d) predicate nominative
(c) object of preposition
"Is" this test going to be graded?

(a) linking verb
(b) transitive verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) gerund
(b) transative verb
Do you really use "bacon grease" on your hair?

(a) subject
(b) object of preposition
(c) direct object
(d) indirect object
(d) direct object
This contract offer is an "insult" to us workers.

(a) subject
(b) predicate nominative
(c) object of preposition
(d) appositive
(b) predicate nominative
"Bonds" drilled two more homers into the center field bleachers.

(a) subject
(b) indirect object
(c) object of preposition
(d) predicate nominative
(a) subject
Among the many reasons for learning grammar is "its ability to make you a stronger writer".

(a) direct object
(b) gerund phrase
(c) subject
(d) none is correct
(c) subject
Energy blast, a tofu supplement, takes "terrible".

(a) simple adverb
(b) predicate adjective
(c) appositive
(d) predicate nominative
(d) predicate nominative
"Building cabinets" gives one a great sense of accomplishment.

(a) subject
(b) verb
(c) predicate adjective
(d) appositive
(a) subject
Twenty executives "have been indicted" for grand theft.

(a) subject
(b) intransitive verb
(c) prepositional phrase
(D) transitive verb
(b) intransitive verb
"This" was the most ludicrious thing I've ever heard.

(a) subject
(b) appositive
(c) pronoun
(d) both A and C are correct
(d) both A and C are correct
Rebecca Jenkins, the "party's nominee", will speak tonight at 8.

(a) subject
(b) appositive of subject
(c) predicate nominative
(d) direct object
(b) apposotive of subject
This had been the biggest waste "of time" I've had in years.

(a) direct object
(b) gerund phrase
(c) prepositional phrase
(d) adverb
(c) prepostional phrase
"Who's" coming for dinner?

(a) subject
(b) subject-verb contraction
(c) personal pronoun
(d) false subject
(d) subject-verb agreement
The gunmen "forced" the customers to lie down.

(a) transitive verb
(b) linking verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) gerund
(b) linking verb
Please "give" me the patience to make it through this exercise!

(A) subject
(b) verb
(c) indirect object
(d) direct object
(b) verb
So, what's the purpose of this "exercise"?

(a) subject
(b) direct object
(c) object of preposition
(d) predicate nominative
(c) object of preposition
"Is" this test going to be graded?

(a) linking verb
(b) transitive verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) gerund
(b) transative verb
Do you really use "bacon grease" on your hair?

(a) subject
(b) object of preposition
(c) direct object
(d) indirect object
(d) direct object
This contract offer is an "insult" to us workers.

(a) subject
(b) predicate nominative
(c) object of preposition
(d) appositive
(b) predicate nominative
"Bonds" drilled two more homers into the center field bleachers.

(a) subject
(b) indirect object
(c) object of preposition
(d) predicate nominative
(a) subject
Among the many reasons for learning grammar is "its ability to make you a stronger writer".

(a) direct object
(b) gerund phrase
(c) subject
(d) none is correct
(c) subject
Energy blast, a tofu supplement, takes "terrible".

(a) simple adverb
(b) predicate adjective
(c) appositive
(d) predicate nominative
(d) predicate nominative
"Building cabinets" gives one a great sense of accomplishment.

(a) subject
(b) verb
(c) predicate adjective
(d) appositive
(a) subject
Twenty executives "have been indicted" for grand theft.

(a) subject
(b) intransitive verb
(c) prepositional phrase
(D) transitive verb
(b) intransitive verb
"This" was the most ludicrious thing I've ever heard.

(a) subject
(b) appositive
(c) pronoun
(d) both A and C are correct
(d) both A and C are correct
Rebecca Jenkins, the "party's nominee", will speak tonight at 8.

(a) subject
(b) appositive of subject
(c) predicate nominative
(d) direct object
(b) apposotive of subject
This had been the biggest waste "of time" I've had in years.

(a) direct object
(b) gerund phrase
(c) prepositional phrase
(d) adverb
(c) prepostional phrase
"Who's" coming for dinner?

(a) subject
(b) subject-verb contraction
(c) personal pronoun
(d) false subject
(d) subject-verb agreement
The gunmen "forced" the customers to lie down.

(a) transitive verb
(b) linking verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) gerund
A
Martha "feels" bad about the stock transaction.

(a) transitive verb
(b) linking verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) verbal
(b) linking verb
"Won't" you please "make" yourself comfortable?

(a) linking verb
(b) transitive verb
(c) intransitive verb
(d) participial phrase
(c) intranstive verb
"Whom" did you select as a first-place winner?

(a) subject
(b) object of prepositon
(c) direct object
(d) none is correct
(d) direct object
Between you and "me", this won't work.

(a) indirect object
(b) direct object
(c) object of prepostion
(d) appositive
(c) object of preposition
"Does" this pizza "smell" funny to you?

(a) gerund clause
(b) linking verb
(c) trnasitive verb
(d) intransitive verb
(b) linking verb
Never bother Bluto "when" he's eating!

(a) preposition
(b) adverb
(c) conjunction to introduce independent clause
(d) conjunction to link dependent clause
(d) conjunction to link dependent clause
Is this suit of armor "yours"?

(a) pronoun
(b) direct object
(c) predicate nominative
(d) both A and C are correct
(d) both A and (c) are correct

(a) pronoun
(c) predicate nominative
Her biggest ambition is "to learn how to snowboard".

(a) object of gerund phrase
(b) adverbial clause
(c) indirect object
(d) predicate nominative
(d) predicate nominative
Running an "election campaign" takes a financial and spirtual toll.

(a) complete subject
(b) object of preposition
(c) indirect object
(d) object of gerund phrase, the true subject
(d) object of gerund phrase, the true subject
As a menu item, grits and gravy "is" low on the hog.

(a) transitive verb
(b) linking verb
(c) intranstive verb
(b) linking verb
"This" exercise is starting to make sense.

(a) personal pronoun
(b) complete subject
(C) demonstrative adjective
(d) appositive
(c) demonastrative adjective
I will "rise" early tomorrow.

(a) complete the linking verb
(b) part of linking verb
(c) complete intranstive verb
(d) part of intransitive verb
(d) part of intransitive verb
Bill's sister "Angela" thinks her brother Tom is a moron.

(a) predicate nominatve
(b) appositive
(c) noun clause
(d) relflexive pronoun
(d) reflexive pronoun
"Signaling for help with all of his might."

(a) sentence fragment
(b) run-on sentence
(c) noun clause
(d) simple sentence
(a) sentence fragment
"Stymied by the puzzle", Jimmy turned on the television.

(a) adverbial phrase
(b) present participial phrase
(c) gerund phrase
(d) past participial phrase
(d) past participial phrase