Verbals – Example 5

Breakdown of example 5 as described in account.
Sentence account.
Breakdown of account 5 as described.
Example 5 – “Hrothgar” is a noun functioning as the subject of “snores.” “snores” is a verb functioning as core of the predicate. “Rolling” is a verbal (a present participle). “himself” is a pronoun functioning as the object of the verbal. “Rolling himself” is a participial phrase functioning as an adjective modifying “Hrothgar.” “around” is an adverb modifying “Rolling.” “in” is a preposition linking its object to the rest of the sentence. “bed” is a noun functioning as the object of the preposition. “in bed” is a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective modifying “Hrothgar.”

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