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Write a sentence that turns the verb UNDERSTAND into a gerund.
Understanding is a hard thing to gain when in a romantic relasionship.
Write a sentence that turns the verb RUN into a participial.
Running down the stairs, Suzie-Jean tried to stop him from leaving the house.
Which of the following underlined nouns is also a gerund?

(a) the recently completed "building" is ready for inspection
(b) a recently pruned "wisteria"
(c) "things" that go bump in the night
(d) "Building" on your failures makes you stronger.
D
Which of the following underlined items is not an adjective?

(a) the smartest student
(b) a "really" bright student
(c) the "tallest" buiding on the block
(d) a truly "principled" decision
(b)
In the following sentence:

Morti "appears" ready for her new challenge.

How would you classify the quoted verd, appears?

(a) linking
(b) transitive
(c) intransitive
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"However", I can't accept your argument.
What part of speech is however?
conjunctive adverb
It looks "as if" the drought will end soon.

What part of speech is each underlined word or group of word?
subordinating conjunction
I "absolutely" do not want to go to Trinidad in August.

What type of speech is absolutely?
adverb
Our women's team is "magnificant"!

What type of speech is the word magnificant?
predicate adjective
"Whom" do you wish to see?

What part of speech is "whom"?
pronoun
"Between" you and me, this is a fantastic exercise.

What part of speech is "between"?
preposition
What "effect" do you think this exercise will have on your self esteem?

What part of speech is effect?
noun
I hope that I never see "another" parsnip!

What part of speech is another?
adjective
Come over to my house "but" don't bring your dog.

What part of speech is but?
conjunction
This plan will "never" work.

What part of speech is "never"?
adverb
Blinding "snow" closed the highways in three Midwestern cities.

What part of speech is snow?
noun
"Shattering" glass rained down on her head.

What part of speech is "shattering"?
adjective modifying glass
The team continues "its" phenomenal rally.

What part of speech is "its"?
possessive pronoun
"Neither" the priest nor the nuns were in church that day.

What part of speech is neither?
correlative conjunction