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12.9 Compound Subjects

Application 11
Instructions

In the space provided after each sentence, type in the subject or subjects (along with the conjunction that connects them) followed by the simple present tense verb asked for (in bold and in parentheses).

1. A freckle on his elbow __________ (to identify) him.
 
  
2. A freckle and a small scar on his elbow __________ (to identify) him.
 
  
3. The tropical stick insect __________ (to grow) to become thirteen inches long.
 
  
4. The tropical stick insect and the Andaman Island centipede __________ (to grow) to become thirteen inches long.
 
  
5. Probably Marisa __________ (to dance) professionally by now
 
  
6. Probably Marisa and Leonard __________ (to dance) professionally by now.
 
  
7. Cleaning often __________ (to improve) the whole atmosphere of the house.
 
  
8. Cleaning and painting __________ (to improve) the whole atmosphere of the house.
 
  
9. In a special diving machine called a bathysphere, an ocean diver __________ (to reach) a depth of almost 36,000 feet.
 
  
10. In a special diving machine called a bathysphere, an ocean diver and equipment __________ (to reach) a depth of almost 36,000 feet.
 
  

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