The KISS Resource Books Back to April Menu
(Code and Color Key)

Exercise # 5 Based on
The Tale of Johnny Town Mouse by Beatrix Potter
"To" Plus a Verb as a Complement
Analysis Key

1. Presently the cook opened the hamper (DO) and began to unpack (DO) the vegetables [#1]. |

2. Timmy Willie preferred to spend (DO) a miserable night [#2] {under the fender}. |

3. Timmy Willie longed to be (DO) {at home} {in his peaceful nest} {in a sunny bank}. |

4. We have endeavoured to entertain (DO) you [#3], Timothy William [DirA]. |

5. You will never want to live (DO) {in town} again. |

6. {For my part} I prefer to live (DO) {in the country}, {like Timmy Willie}. |


Notes
1. "Vegetables" is the direct object of the infinitive "to unpack."
2. "Night" is the direct object of the infinitive "to spend."
3. "You" is the direct object of the infinitive "to entertain."