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# Read the excerpt from "Through the Tunnel" and answer the question. There was no one visible; under him, in the water, the dim shapes of the swimmers had disappeared. Then one, and then another of the boys carne up on the far side of the barrier of rock, and he understood that they had swum through some gap or hole in it. He plunged down again. He could see nothing through the stinging salt water but the blank rock. When he carne up, the boys were all on the diving rock, preparing to attempt the feat again. Which sentences below include only prepositional phrases (no participial or absolute phrases and no dependent clauses)? Select all that apply. A.)Then one, and then another of the boys carne up on the far side of the barrier of rock, and he understood that they had swum through some gap or hole in it. B.)There was no one visible; under him, in the water, the dim shapes of the swimmers had disappeared. C.)He could see nothing through the stinging salt water but the blank rock. D.)When he carne up, the boys were all on the diving rock, preparing to attempt the feat again.

2 months ago

## Solution 1

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2 months ago

Which sentences below include only prepositional phrases (no participial or absolute phrases and no dependent clauses)?

Answer:

B, C

Explanation:

A is wrong because it contains a dependent clause (that they had swum through some gap or hole in it.)

D is wrong because it contains a dependent clause (When he came up) and Â a participial phrase (preparing to attempt the feat again)

## Solution 2

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2 months ago
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The sentences below include only prepositional phrases (no participial or absolute phrases and no dependent clauses) are the below:

A.)Then one, and then another of the boys carne up on the far side of the barrier of rock, and he understood that they had swum through some gap or hole in it.

B.)There was no one visible; under him, in the water, the dim shapes of the swimmers had disappeared.

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