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    s1. We decorated the tree beautifully.

    s2. We decorated the tree beautiful.

    Is s2 grammatically right?
    I think it is right, if we regard 'beautiful' as a quasi-complement.
    But I have rarely seen a sentence like s2.

    Thank you in advance.
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    Default Re: about quasi-complement

    Quote Originally Posted by pseudo View Post
    s1. We decorated the tree beautifully.

    s2. We decorated the tree beautiful.

    Is s2 grammatically right?
    I think it is right, if we regard 'beautiful' as complement.
    But I have rarely seen a sentence like s2.

    Thank you in advance.
    No, it's not correct.

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    Thank you for your reply.

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    Is a 'quasi-complement' a complement written about by someone called pseudo

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