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    it's a month

    Itīs a month since the family went skiing.
    Itīs been a month since the family went skiing.

    Diagram them.

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    Thanks! What do the two X's signify?

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    Re: it's a month

    "the" and "time"

    I tried to diagram it without anything having to be understood, but I ran into the problem of how to show the "since"


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    Re: it's a month

    I felt that the subordinate clause modified "time" -- which time? -- and was acting as an adjective (in spite of the conjunction). I don't think it answers "when" about "has been".


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    OK?


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    Re: it's a month

    I'll have to look at home. Can't see it here in school.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    I'll have to look at home. Can't see it here in school.
    Which Internet browser are you using?

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