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    Default Diagramming "90% off."

    Would you kindly diagram this sentence:


    I bought the book for 90% off the regular price.

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH

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    Default Re: Diagramming "90% off."

    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post

    Thank you SO much for the great diagram.

    I was wondering: Could I also put the adjective "ninety"

    under the horizontal line that has the word "percent"?

    THANK YOU

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    Default Re: Diagramming "90% off."

    yes, that is what I would do if they were words.

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    Default Re: Diagramming "90% off."

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    Would you kindly diagram this sentence:


    I bought the book for 90% off the regular price.

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH

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    Default Re: Diagramming "90% off."

    Quote Originally Posted by corum View Post
    Thanks for your diagram and reminding me that it

    should be off of. Diagrams are so helpful. We are

    shortchanging our students in not teaching R-K.

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    Default Re: Diagramming "90% off."

    I think "off of" could be considered a phrasal preposition to simplify the diagram.

    Corum, what do you think about my chart?

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