Instructions: Using all the knowledge learned in the previous lessons, find the verb, subjects, predicate nominatives, direct objects, appositives, nouns of address, and adjectives in the following sentences.
1. My Uncle Bill runs a large and spacious horse ranch.
2. Those small boys, Todd and Mark, have built many funny sand castles.
3. The basketball player appeared restless but ready for the game.
4. Claudia, this frightened child has lost his mother.
5. Your father seems very old and feeble now.
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1. runs = verb; Uncle Bill = subject; ranch = direct object; my, a, large, spacious, horse = adjectives
2. have built = verb; boys = subject; castles = direct object; Todd/Mark = appositives; those, small, many, funny, sand = adjectives
3. appeared = verb; player = subject; restless/ready = predicate adjectives; the, basketball, the = adjectives
4. has lost = verb; child = subject; mother = direct object; Claudia = noun of address; this, frightened, his = adjectives
5. seems = verb; father = subject; old/feeble = predicate adjectives; your = adjective

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