Test your skills with participle clauses. Which of the re-written sentences are correct?
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Which of these sentences uses the participle clause correctly?
Sue was lying in the sun. She got sunburned.CorrectIncorrect
John has just retired. He is now able to spend more time gardening.CorrectIncorrect
They bought their cinema tickets. Then they went to find a seat.CorrectIncorrect
The student sat in front of the computer and wrote his essay.CorrectIncorrect
Some people argue against school uniforms. They feel children should wear what they want to.CorrectIncorrect
Some students are disappointed in their progress at school. These students often do not go into further education.CorrectIncorrect
Children do not have the maturity to make every choice themselves. A parent or guardian is need to make decisions on their behalf.CorrectIncorrect
I didn’t want to break the law. I called the police instead.CorrectIncorrect
John travelled overseas a lot as a teenager. He is more open minded to different cultures.CorrectIncorrect