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Expletives
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Directions:
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").

1. There is only one teacher there.

2. Nobody said a word, and there was an uncomfortable silence.

3. Suddenly there was another knock at the door.

4. Of course there was enough room in the huge house.

5. "Adelheid, there is only one punishment for you."

6. A few days afterwards there was great excitement in the Sesemann residence.

7. There are lovely stories in this book.

8. There were a great many lovely things in the trunk.

9. There is too much snow for him to get through.

10. There were many people at the first and at the second fountain.