Asked • 08/04/19

Participle phrase; is the grammar correct?

> Beatrice, nine, sent a letter to the actor **asking** for piracy lessons to help lead a mutiny against the teachers.What does the *asking* participle phrase act as? Why is participle phrase used instead of multiple clause?

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Jenny B. answered • 08/11/19

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