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Type in the present participle.
- (search) for her gloves, she dug through the entire wardrobe.add ing
- (whistle) a song, she danced through the house with the mop.remove the single e at the end of the word before adding ing
- (sit) in the shade, we ate cake and drank coffee.final consonant after a short stressed vowel is doubled
- The child sat at the desk (paint) a picture.add ing
- (run) to the bus stop, she lost her shoe.final consonant after a short stressed vowel is doubled
Type in the past participle.
- (blind) by the sun, the driver didn’t see the stop sign.regular verb → simply add ed
- (prepare) by the chef himself, the dinner will be a real treat.regular verb ending in e → just add d
- (sing) by him, every song sounds just wonderful.irregular verb → use 3rd verb form (sing-sang-sung)
- (misuse) as a refuse dump, the place became more and more shabby.regular verb ending in e → just add d
- Though (bear) in England, she spent most of her childhood in the United States.irregular verb → use 3rd verb form (bear-bore-born)
Type in the present perfect participle.
- (park) the car, we searched for the ticket machine.having + past participle (simply add ed)
- (drink) one litre of water, she really needed to go to the toilet.having + past participle (irregular verb: drink-drank-drunk)
- (leave) the party too early, we couldn’t see the fireworks anymore.having + past participle (irregular verb: leave-left-left)
- (finish) her phone call, she went back to work.having + past participle (simply add ed)
- (lose) ten kilogrammes, Anne finally fit into her favourite dress again.having + past participle (irregular verb: lose-lost-lost)
Turn the underlined part of the sentence into a participle clause.
- We are lying in the sun and we are enjoying life.
→ , we are enjoying life.simultaneously occurring actions → present participle
- The boy had brushed his teeth. He was allowed to watch a few more minutes of television.
→ , the boy was allowed to watch a few more minutes of television.action in participle clause took place before the other action → present perfect participle
- The children sat on their beds and watched the thunderstorm.
→ the children watched the thunderstorm_.simultaneously occurring actions → present participle
- They were surprised by a sudden storm and had to seek shelter under a tree.
→ , they had to seek shelter under a tree.passive clause becomes participle clause → past participle
- When they had found the secret island, they started searching for the treasure.
→ , they started searching for the treasure.action in participle clause took place before the other action → present perfect participle