Participle Clauses: -ing Verbal Ideas
Participle clauses are clauses based around a participle. A participle is an -ing verbal idea. e.g. running, talking, etc.

A participle clause may have a subject, objects and modifiers like a main sentence. Each word in the clause has its normal function, but the entire clause serves a function as a whole in the main sentence.

A participle clause may function as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.

Participle Clauses
-ing verbal idea that functions as a noun, adjective, or adverb.

the following are examples of participle clauses fulfilling various functions in a sentence.
As a Noun:
Throwing the ball broke the window.
She heard the glass breaking.
Hint: Participle clauses can be located by looking for words ending in -ing. However, not every -ing word is a participle!
As an Adjective:
Everyone playing baseball ran away.
As an Adverb:
Everyone ran away, dodging the police.
Find the Participles in the following sentences.

First, click on the Participle.
Good job, now choose how the participle functions in this sentence.
Good, now try a different sentence.
Great Job! You have found the participles in all the sentences.

There are different kinds of working, but the same God works all of them. - 1 Cor. 12:6
When the living creatures moved, the wheels beside them moved. - Ezek. 1:19
Claiming to be wise, they became fools. - Rom. 1:22
This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels. 2 Thes. 1:7
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