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"Winning the lottery" is her latest impossible dream.

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(a) clause
While climbing over the dence, "he tore his trousers".

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(B) clause
"Please wait!"

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(b) clause
"Waiting all evening for the ice cream truck."

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(a) phrase
She chose "to follow the crowd".

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(a) phrase
To walk in space had been her lifelong dream, "but the accident changed all her plans".

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(b) clause
He tumbled "into the great void of mediocrity".

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(a) phrase
"The judge said" she disagreed.

(a) phrase, or (B) clause?
(A) phrase
"Lifting all those bricks" for the past seven weeks caused his back injury.

(a) dependent clause
(b) prepositional phrase
(c) gerund phrase
(c) gerund phrase
"The Essex was a famous naval warship."

(a) independent clause
(b) complete sentence
(c) both A and B are correct
(c) both A and B are correct
The story "that you submitted to 'Hamster Self Esteem'" has been rejected.

(a) subordinate clause
(b) participle phrase
(C) independent clause
(a) subordinate clause
"After the cat died", the owner bought a parrot.

(a) noun clause
(b) adjective clause
(c) adverb clause
(c) adverb clause
He is worried "about the final portion of the bar exam."

(a) noun clause
(b) prepositional phrase
(c) participial phrase
(b) prepostional phrase
"That this tax bill survived a committee hearing without a substantial opposition" proves that miracles can happen.

(a) noun clause
(b) independent clause
(c) gerund phrase
(A) noun clause
In the poor light, "she was unable to identify" wh the burglar was.

(a) participial phrase
(b) subordinate clause
(c) independent clause
(c) independent clause
"With all his remaining strength", he managed to free himself from the jaws of the crocodile.

(a) prepositional phrase
(b) participial phrase
(c) infinitive phrase
(a) prepositional phrase
I just can't figure out how "to become a post-modernist".

(a) clause
(b) infinitive phrase
(c) participial phrase
(b) infinitive phrase
Denver, "the so-called 'mile-high city'" has a serious pollution problem.

(a) restrictive clause
(b) participial phrase
(c) appositive phrase
(c) appositive phrase
"Senator Smith says" she is upbeat about her re-election chances.

(a) dependent clause
(b) independent clause
(c) sentence fragment
(b) independent clause
"Making ice sculptures in Arizona" is her kind of challenge.

(a) gerund clause
(b) participial phrase
(c) gerund phrase
(c) gerund phrase
After the grueling winter triathlon in North Dakota, he vowed "never to compete again".

(a) dependent clause
(b) infinitive phrase
(c) participial phrase
(b) infinitive phrase
The federal auditors, "lugging bulging trunks of corporate reports", began their investigation thir morning.

(a) participial phrase
(b) appositive phrase
(c) subordinate clause
(a) participial phrase
Thompson said he destroyed the evidence "by eating it".

(a) gerund phrase, as object of preposition
(b) adverbial phrase
(v) both A and B are correct
(a) gerund phrase, an object of preposition
By thet ime "the inning ended", the Mets had scored 17 runs.

(a) participia phrase
(b) subordinate clause
(c) independent clause
(b) subordinate clause
The company's claim is harmful "because it overstates revenues".

(a) independent clause
(b) gerund phrase
(c) dependent clause
(c) dependent clause