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What is the function in the sentence?

Bilingual children demostrate a greater ability to learn new words. The phrase to lear new words what is the function in the sentence as adjective, adverb or preposition

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Isolate relevant words.
Children learn words.
What part of the sentence is "words?"


No. What  is.the function in the sentence is this words...To learn a new words
A.. as a noun
B. As an adjective
C. As an adverb
D. As a preposition
It is a prepositional phrase that modifies "ability."
It answers the question "What kind of ability? To learn words." 
It functions as an adjective.