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    Diagramming help

    "He was never really that much into soccer."

    How would our heroes Reed and Kellogg have diagrammed this one?

    Thanks a million.

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    Re: Diagramming help

    I would have shown "really" as a modifier of "that much" because it tells how much.

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    Yes, I can see that.

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    Re: Diagramming help

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    I would have shown "really" as a modifier of "that much" because it tells how much.
    Thank you for your insightful post.

    Your idea comes out very clearly if we simply the sentence:

    He was very much into soccer.

    He was really very much into soccer.

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