# Theoretical English Grammar. Part 1. Morphology. Бочарова М.В. - 40 стр.

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1. Varieties of crops should be cultivated which do not readily shatter.
2. She insisted that she pay her way.
3. I’d certainly tell you if I knew anything, but I don’t.
4. I am not attempting to be evasive.
Task 12. Classify the following –ed forms as part of a Passive Voice verb form
or a predicative adjective. Briefly state what evidence you used to do so.
1. We are delighted with the result.
2. I ought to be excited.
3. The silence was broken by the village crier.
4. The wire is always broken.
5. The problem was dealt with my developing a reference test.
6. He is well educated.
7. Those people got left behind in Vietnam.
8. She got terribly frightened.
9. Doherty was arrested in New York in June.
10. In two minutes, he was surrounded by a ring of men.
Task 13. Classify the following adjectives as central or peripheral. Briefly state
what evidence you used to do so.
Narrow, wrong, the rich, good, aware, residential, Scottish, alive, elect, charm-
ing, external, ethnic, the (very) young, insensitive, lone, awful, long, afraid,
blue, unique, square, glass, impossible, big, mere, the unforgivable.
Task 14. The words below are syncretic elements. Which of their characteristics
are adjectival, which are verbal and which are nominal ones?
The Japanese, the wounded, the beautiful, running (kids), selected (stories)
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1. Varieties of crops should be cultivated which do not readily shatter.
2. She insisted that she pay her way.
3. I’d certainly tell you if I knew anything, but I don’t.
4. I am not attempting to be evasive.

Task 12. Classify the following –ed forms as part of a Passive Voice verb form
or a predicative adjective. Briefly state what evidence you used to do so.

1. We are delighted with the result.
2. I ought to be excited.
3. The silence was broken by the village crier.
4. The wire is always broken.
5. The problem was dealt with my developing a reference test.
6. He is well educated.
7. Those people got left behind in Vietnam.
8. She got terribly frightened.
9. Doherty was arrested in New York in June.
10. In two minutes, he was surrounded by a ring of men.

Task 13. Classify the following adjectives as central or peripheral. Briefly state
what evidence you used to do so.

Narrow, wrong, the rich, good, aware, residential, Scottish, alive, elect, charm-
ing, external, ethnic, the (very) young, insensitive, lone, awful, long, afraid,
blue, unique, square, glass, impossible, big, mere, the unforgivable.

Task 14. The words below are syncretic elements. Which of their characteristics
are adjectival, which are verbal and which are nominal ones?
The Japanese, the wounded, the beautiful, running (kids), selected (stories)

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