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Phrasal Verbs
Lassie, Come Home, by Eric Knight
Analysis Key

Reminder: The purpose of these exercises is to teach students that, in sentence two, for example, "up its mind" is not a prepositional phrase. This is important because in the KISS Approach students normally  identify prepositional phrases before they identify subjects and verbs.

1. No animal can pass on its acquired knowledge (DO) {to its young} {in this way}. |

2. It had made up its mind (DO). |

3. He walked halfway {to the collie} and set down the bowl (DO). |

4. {At last} she denned up [Adv. to "denned up" where a clump {of gorse} 

arched over {beside a field-wall}]. | 

5. He would take out a stout cudgel (DO). |

6. He took out the cartridge (DO) {from the chamber} {of his rifle}. |

7. Toots could pick up pennies (DO) {from the ground} and bring 

them (DO) {to Rowlie}. |

8. Quickly he set up a small brazier (DO) and built a fire (DO). |

9. She cried out the words (DO). |

10. Rowlie took off Bess's nosebag (DO). |