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    How do you diagram a sentance like:
    Nobody can talk and listen.
    I need this for help with some english homework I have

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    ack nobody is coming

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    Quote Originally Posted by raccoon View Post
    How do you diagram a sentance like:
    Nobody can talk and listen.
    I need this for help with some english homework I have
    It is difficult to draw diagrams in this format.

    The subject and predicate go on a horizontal line divided by a vertical line that extends below the main line.


    nobody | can

    The two verbs are placed on horizontal lines, one above the other. The top line is above the main line and the bottom one is below it. The top one is connected to the main line by a diagonal line / and the bottom is connected to the main line by \ . This shows that two verbs share "can" as an auxiliary. The last step is draw a dotted line from talk to listen and write "and" next to it. This shows that "and" connects talk to listen.

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    Basics of Reed-Kellogg diagrams

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    this is my pleasue to be a part of such a learning process and i feel it will improve my english more in better ways.
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    ack nobody is coming

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashishsk View Post
    this is my pleasue to be a part of such a learning process and i feel it will improve my english more in better ways.
    Welcome, ashishsk!

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    Capitalize the first word of the sentance, no matter what part of speech it is.

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