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    inside

    I don't know what part of speech is used.

    the people inside experience weightlessness for about 25seconds.

    what is inside??
    a) the people(who are)inside - adverb
    b) the people(who are)inside - adjective
    c) the people inside(there) - preposition

    what is correct??

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    Re: inside

    Quote Originally Posted by gosophia View Post
    I don't know what part of speech is used.

    "The people inside experience weightlessness for about 25seconds."

    What is "inside"?

    a) the people (who are) inside - adverb
    b) the people (who are) inside - adjective
    c) the people inside (there) - preposition

    what Which is correct?
    Welcome to the forum.

    Note my corrections to your post. It is important to follow the rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - End every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Put a space before an opening bracket.
    - Put a space after a closing bracket.

    Is this question part of your homework?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: inside

    Quote Originally Posted by gosophia View Post
    I don't know what part of speech is used.

    the people inside experience weightlessness for about 25seconds.

    what is inside?? [As it is written, "inside" is acting as an adjective. It describes "which people".]

    a) the people(who are)inside - adverb
    b) the people(who are)inside - adjective Because "are" is a linking verb, the complement is adjectival, not adverbial.
    c) the people inside(there) - preposition [That is a possible analysis, with the preposition phrase being an adjective.]

    what is correct??
    MNY

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    Re: inside

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    MNY
    I think you should have waited for a reply to emsr2d2's question about homework before answering.

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    Re: inside

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I think you should have waited for a reply to emsr2d2's question about homework before answering.
    You're right. I did not see the final sentence. I thought emsr had just made corrections to the question.

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    Re: inside

    Thank U guys!!

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    Re: inside

    Thank U guys!!
    gosophia, please note that your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you found helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.

    Additionally, we expect you to use standard English and not textspeak, so 'U' is unacceptable.

    Finally, a full stop would have sufficed. There's absolutely need for two exclamation marks.

    Rover

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