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Participle clauses with adverbial meaning

Discussion in '英語勉強フォーラム - Learning English' started by hirashin, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. hirashin

    hirashin Sempai
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    Dear native English speakers,
    would you please check my sentences?
    (1a) Seeing the police officer, the man ran away.
    (1b) Playing soccer, I hurt my left leg.
    (1c) Written in plain/simple Japanese, the book is easy to read.
    (1d) We sat up all night, talking on the phone.
    (1e) The plane leaves at ten thirty, arriving in New York at around noon.
    (1f) Feeling sick, I went to see the doctor.
    (1g) I usually take a bath listening to music.
    (1h) Not knowing her address, I couldn't send her an email.
    (1i) Not knowing what to do, I asked my teacher for advice.
    (1j) We sat on the grass, looking at the setting sun.
    (1k) Tim turned the key, opening the big old door.


    (2a) Having finished all my work, I went home earlier than usual.
    (2b) Having eaten all the food, he asked us for another food.
    (2c) Having lost all my money, I had to walk home last night.

    (3a) Judging from the look of the sky, it might rain this afternoon.
    (3b) It being Sunday, the train to the beach was very crowded.
    (3c) I fall asleep in the car with the engine running.
    (3d) The woman sat in the chair with her legs crossed.

    Thank you in advance.

    Hirashin
     
  2. lanthas

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    All look fine to me except 2b. "Food" is uncountable, so just like you can't have "two foods", you also can't have "another food." Valid alternatives would be "another plate", "another round" or simply "more."
     
  3. hirashin

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    Thanks for the help, lanthas.
     
  4. hirashin

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    I'd like to hear other people's opinion, too. Would anyone help me, please?
     

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