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    Participial phrases and absolute phrases

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    Need help lilsting the participial and absolute phrases in the following sentences. Next to each part. phrase, write the word/words it modifies. Label each phrase participial or absolute.
    1. A bookbinder using gold and jewels could make the cover really lovely.
    2. The printing press changing things, books looked different after 1456.
    3. Some bookbinders, using the old methods, produce hand-bound books today.

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    Hi there,
    Many participial phrases can be identified by the verb suffix 'ing'. So in these particular examples the key participial expression ...

    Solution Summary

    The participial phrases and absolute phrases are examined. The old methods for bookbinders are determined.