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Finite Verb or Verbal? - The "To" Test
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1. I am collecting my tools to descend to my cottage down in the 

     village below.

2. She came down from her bed, to look at him in his sleep that night.

3. I have less need to make myself agreeable than you have.

4. Provide somebody to take care of you.

5. Have you any reason to believe that Lucie loves you?

6. I would not ask that word, to save my life.

7. He has never been able to bear the thought of putting it quite out of

     his reach.

8. I believe your object to be, purely and truthfully, as you have stated it.

9. He had been half moved to do it, so strange it was to him to act in 

     anything without her quiet aid.

10. He was at a loss how to answer, until he remembered having spoken

     of a condition.

11. It was not opened immediately, in answer to the ringing of the bell.