Identify phrase type


What is the italized phrase


By inventing the internet, vint serf mad himself famous


i think its either participial or absolute, please help

participles absolute Phrase asked Feb 02 '13 at 17:07 gogol New member

The second part of your sentence does not make any sense at all.

sanjayFeb 03 '13 at 06:37

The end of the sentence should read, "Vint Cerf made himself famous." The sentence is not actually correct. Vint Cerf is considered one of the fathers of the internet. He did not invent it by himself, but was instrumental in the creation along with others. It is also wasn't really the only thing that made him famous, but was one part of his contibutions to the industry.

Patty TFeb 04 '13 at 00:30

add comment

0 answers

Your answer

Write at least 20 characters

Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.