check this exercise, please Use verbals in the correct form. In 1970, a team of scientists from Boston began (1 use) sonar (2 look) for Loch Ness Monster. Sonar bounces sound waves off objects (3 form) a picture of the objects by (4 collect) echoes. The sonar showed what seemed large (5 move) objects underwater. (6 use) all the evidence available, the scientists considered Nessie a primitive whale (7 look) like a very large eel with a long, thick, snakelike body, its neck (8 be) long and flexible. The scientists thought that 90 per cent of the sights of Nessie seemed (9 be) false. Meanwhile, different groups of scientists go on (10 search) for Nessie. 1) using 2) to look 3) forming 4) collecting 5) moving 6) using 7) looking 8) being 9) to be 10) searching
May 18, 2016 9:43 PM
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I think #3 would be better as "to form": "Sonar bounces sound waves off objects to form a picture of the objects..." If you wanted to use "forming", I think a comma needs to be added: "Sonar bounces sound waves off objects, forming a picture of the objects by collecting echoes."
May 18, 2016
I think you've got the right answers however there seem to be some words missing in the text: The sonar showed what seemed [TO BE or LIKE] large (5 move) objects underwater.
May 18, 2016
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