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    Party at my house

    This is about weird sleepwalking. Is 'party' here used as a noun or a verb? I think the former, but it's still ambiguous.

    78)A woman goes to bed at 10pm. Two hours later, she gets up and turns on the computer.Then she sends emails to her friends, "Come tomorrow. Party at my house, 8p.m..." However, the next morning, she cannot remember it all...

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    I've always thought it was an abbreviation of "There will be a party at my house." But on reflection, I see it might also be an imperative form of the verb "to party." Either way the meaning is clear: get ready to rock at my place.

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    Re: Party at my house

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    This is about weird sleepwalking. Is 'party' here used as a noun or a verb? I think the former, but it's still ambiguous.

    78)A woman goes to bed at 10pm. Two hours later, she gets up and turns on the computer.Then she sends emails to her friends, "Come tomorrow. Party at my house, 8p.m..." However, the next morning, she cannot remember it all...
    For me it is a noun.

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    Re: Party at my house

    There is an ambiguity in this case, but if I had to choose I'd also say noun. It seems to me to be the same form as "Dinner/Shindig/Drinks at my house".

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