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Resultative clauses
Non-finite and Reduced relative clauses
Contrastive exercise

Purpose: This exercise helps you to understand resultative clauses by contrasting them with "reduced" relative clauses and non-finite clauses. Both reduced relatives and non-finite clauses are formed from the -ing and -ed participles of verbs, whereas resultative clauses can occur in the -ing form. Remember, nevertheless, that resultative clauses must always be separated from the main clause by comma(s), but cannot appear at the beginning of a sentence before the main clause.

Instructions: Look at the highlighted text in the exercise, and identify the text as one the following:

Don't ignore the feedback. It explains the reasons why certain answers are incorrect, so make sure you read the feedback before moving on to the next question!

Estimated time: 30 minutes.

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