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EL104 – Gerund Phrases, Verb Forms, and Prepositions Part I. Gerund Phrases . Please complete the following sentences using ‘ing’ phrases in the past or present, active or passive, as appropriate. 1. Due to __________________________________ (read, not) the text, the student was unprepared for the exam. 2. It is almost impossible to know what’s happening around the world just by _______________________________________ (follow) the tv news. 3. USA Today set up a special panel to investigate reporter Jack Kelly when he was accused of _____________________________ (lie) and _______________________________ (make up) some of his more controversial stories. 4. If the baby spends a whole day without ___________________________ (take) a nap, she gets pretty cranky. 5. Martha Stewart was sent to prison after ________________________ (be) convicted of ______________________________ (obstruct) justice. 6. The couple agreed on _________________________________ (invite) 250 people to their wedding but not on ________________________________ (serve) filet mignon for dinner at the reception. 7. The nice thing about being on vacation is ____________________________ (have, not) to get up early. 8. Because of _________________________________________ (fire) by Donald Trump, the latest loser was kicked off the tv show. 9. The report was almost impossible to follow because of ___________________________________________ (revise, not) before it was submitted. 10. Bill Murray was disappointed by __________________________ (lose) the Oscar to Sean
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EL 104 taught by Professor Whittenburg during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery College.

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