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Combined the sentences by changing the italicized word group to an infinitvie or infinitive phrase

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1. The journalist took a job in the hotel. (This way he would get facts for an article. )
2. Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod liver oil. (It masks the taste of the medicine.)
3. John bought a black cate. (In this way, he proved he wasn't superstitious.)
4. It doesn't always save time (if someone is doing something in a hurry)
5. The weather bureau uses balloons. (They determine the temperature aloft)

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  1. It doesn't always save time to do something in a hurry.

    The journalist took a job in the hotel to get facts for an article.

    Bob used raspberry flavor in the cod oil to mask the taste of the medicine.

    John bought a black cat to prove he wasn't superstitious.

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  2. Those are right.

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  3. Thank you

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  4. We all made an effort to work harder.

    Identify the phrase in bold.


    A.
    infinitive phrase


    B.
    verb phrase


    C.
    gerund phrase


    D.
    prepositional phrase

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  5. The weather bureau uses balloons. They determine the temperature aloft .

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  6. I need help with this question. Does anybody know the answer?

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  7. The weather bureau uses balloons. They determine the temperature aloft .

    ANSWER: The weather bureau uses balloons to determine the temperature aloft .

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  8. We'll be glad to check your answers.

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  9. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrases.htm#infinitive

    Study the first section here and then try your sentences. Re-post when you're ready. One of us will check your sentences for you.

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