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    Default Are you talented enough to diagram this sentence?

    What part of speech is pretty in the following sentence?

    The flower is pretty.

    Is pretty an adjective? I believe it is but may be wrong, can you help me? If so, is it a special kind of adjective with a specific name?

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    Default Re: Are you talented enough to diagram this sentence?

    It's an adjective. If you like, you could call it a predicative adjective:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary...adjective.html

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    Default Re: Are you talented enough to diagram this sentence?

    could you write:

    "The flower is pretty pretty."

    Then pretty would be used as an adverb followed by the predicative adjective?

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    You could if you wanted to.

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