Exercise 21. State the function of the verbals and Predicative Constructions. Translate into Russian.

Exercise 21. State the function of the verbals and Predicative Constructions. Translate into Russian.
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1. He and the poet are now in the office, with him trying to make the poet go to bed, and the poet refusing. (Faulkner) 2. Once or twice only he looked round to see her sitting like something dead, so white and motionless (Galsworthy) 3. The man in the football jersey moved back to the side of the road, leaving room for the bicycles to pass. (/. Shaw)4. He passed by with studied indifference, his face averted, eyes fixed straight ahead, as though to avoid seeing him. (Croniri) 5. Deafened by the noise of the traffic, splashed with mud from the grinding wheels, he still kept on plodding along the gutters. (Croniri) 6. Arthur had managed to get his way. It had been easy to coax Margaret into inviting them to stay with us for a week. It had not been so easy for Penelope to accept. (Snow) 7. Rebecca stood serene, with her lips parted, the faint breeze blowing her hair back from her wide brows. An inner glow seemed to merge with the sunlight blandly brushing her cheeks. (Lindsay) 8....she loved receiving at formal parties. Her pleasure at being surrounded by these close friends made her eyes sparkle. (Stone) 9. It hardly does much good to have a complex mind without actually being a philosopher. (Bellow) 10. Her first season passed without the perfect suitor presenting himself, and the second also; but she was young and could afford to wait. Mrs. Garstin told her friends that she thought it a pity for a girl to marry till she was twenty-one. (Maugham) II. Tom, wiping his eyes with his sleeve, began to blubber out something about a resolution to escape from hard usage and lack of sympathy at home by roaming abroad into the great world, never to return. (Twain) 12. Reading that article had not caused Mr. Bunting to stop drinking tea after dinner. (Greenwood) 13. She was thinking of Roger coming to her, marrying her. (Snow) 14. Hawkins at once goes briskly to the table and takes the chair nearest the sofa, Christy having left the inkstand there. (Shaw) 15. Waiting for his turn, he stared out at the vague rows of faces and found his thoughts wandering. (Lindsay) 16. We happened then to cross the street, and the traffic prevented us from speaking. (Maugham) 17. It might be easier to be out of work without having a wife and a child... (Wilson) 18. He's got sense enough to know that there's nothing to be gained by making a scandal. (Maugham) 19. I have the honour of knowing more distinguished men, my poor child, than you are likely to see in a lifetime. (James) 20. Kate sat in absolute dismay, waiting for the other woman to recover herself. (Lawrence) 21. Old Todd... disliked his married sons calling unless told to come. (Lindsay) 22. The sound of the telephone ringing seemed to have woken every nerve in my body. (Du Maurier) 23. No child of his thought of running to him to have a shoe tied or a button fastened. (Buck) 24. It must be very peaceful, he [Tom] thought, to lie and slumber and dream for ever and ever, with the wind whispering through the trees and caressing the grass and the flowers of the grave, and nothing to bother and grieve about, ever any more. (Twain) 25. He had stopped to look in at a picture shop. (Galsworthy) 26. He stopped speaking. He glanced up to see the chairman watching him. (Wilson) 27. He arose very cautiously, as if fearing to find every bone broken. (Hansford Johnson) 28. And, after that dance, she stole away home having no heart to see him dance with his water-nymph. (Galsworihy) 29. Enders turned and stared full at Miss Zelinka, trying, with the deep intensity of his glance, to get her to look at him, smile at him... (/. Shaw)30. I walked up to the wood, but it was too wet for me to go inside; so I went down to the gate, hoping to see a human soul, someone quite ordinary and cheerful. (Hansford Johnson) 31. I was afraid of hurting Mr. Micawber's feelings, or, at all events, Mrs. Micawber's, she being very sensitive... (Dickens) 32. But I don't like to think of you going into danger. (Galsworthy) 33. Miss Folgers readily confessed to having taken the child, whom she claimed to have found playing in Elysian Park, to her farm. (Байт) 34. It was customary for Aileen to drive alone almost every afternoon a spirited pair of bays, or to ride a mount. (Dreiser) 35. The General... listened that evening to the Japanese artillery bombarding the field. It seemed impossible to maintain any sort of order. (Mailer) 36. I lit a cigarette and watched the red end mirrored in the water. (Snow) 37. When Paul entered tentatively, after knocking and getting no reply, he found her lying in her old dressing-gown, her eyes averted, her face flushed and exhausted. (Lessing) 38. Uncle Titus promptly marks his approval of her action by rising from the sofa, and placing a chair for her to sit down upon. (Shaw) 39. She had something to say to him, but she kept it back for fear of irritating him. (James) 40. But being in love, and recently engaged, Shelton had a right to be immune from discontent of any kind... (Galsworthy) 41. Erik saw their eyes meet for a moment, and Fabermacher allowed the silence to grow with brutal relentlessness. (Wilson)


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