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    Default Too tough for Messrs. Reed and Kellogg?

    "Let's go to the beach."

    Any ideas on how to diagram this tough cookie?

    Thanks a million!

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    Default Re: Too tough for Messrs. Reed and Kellogg?

    I'll have to think about this a little more. But, I think that such a construction is usually thought of as imperative, as in a command.

    If you consider it to be "(You) allow us to go to the beach". Consider "to go to the beach" as an objective complement. That might work.

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