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    noun or noun phrase?

    I have been doing some tree diagrams and I have come across this: Výsledky obrázk

    Why is the word 'chef' marked as noun and not a noun phrase? In Student's Introduction to English Grammar you may find this: So we prefer to say that a noun phrase (henceforth NP) normally consists of a noun with or without various dependents. (In other words, the head is accompanied by ZERO OR MORE dependents.)

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    Last edited by tom3m; 28-Oct-2012 at 17:54. Reason: typo - hve instead of have

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