Sentence: He was (1) alive, trembling ever so (2) slightly with delight, proud...

In the following paragraph, name the parts of speech underlined.

He was (1) alive, trembling ever so (2) slightly with delight, proud that his (3) [u]fear /u was under control. Then, without (5) ceremony, he hugged in his fore-wings, (6) extended his (7) short angled wing tips and (8) plunged directly toward the sea.

Alive-adjective
Slightly-adverb
Fear-noun
Was-verb
Ceremony-noun
Extended-verb
Short-adjective
Plunged-verb

P.S. without ceremony is an expression performing the function of an adverb. :wink:

Exactly. it’s an adverbial phrase.

Hi Haihao,

How glad I am to see you on the forum after a relatively long absence!

Me too, Pamela. How are you doing?

Fine, Haihao, thanks! Unfortunately, I pop up here not as often as I would like it to be :frowning:

Thank you very much Pamela.

You’re always welcome, Ms.Unique. :wink: