Grammar in EAP

Exercises

Clauses: Adjuncts

Identify the non-essential adjuncts in the following clauses.

  1. In this case, it is quite clear that the testator's estate as a whole is solvent.
  2. To conclude, settled land in Roman law was to a considerable degree free from the depredations of creditors.
  3. At 2.00 a.m. eleven houses in Railton Road were raided by 176 police officers, with a further 391 held in reserve.
  4. Disorder was again evident in 1982 and in subsequent years, although on a reduced scale (Benyon and Solomos, 1987).
  5. At the same time, the novel finds more to object to in the less objectionable aspects of these activities than many readers might anticipate.
  6. An illustration of the complex relationship, envisaged by Marx and Engels, between ideas and the process of production is offered by the representation of labour.
  7. They feed on large tough fruits and other vegetable matter, including bark which they can tear apart with their strong hands.
  8. It limits people's ability to pursue some conceptions of the good, but only in order to equalize the opportunity to do so overall.
  9. Reginald Bassett's 1931:Political Crisis, published in 1958, was the first attempt to look at the events of 1931 free from contemporary preconceptions.
  10. There had been no mention of the individual's property rights in the 1922 constitution.

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