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    The new music centre would thus be open for summer 2005.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shirley
    The new music centre would thus be open for summer 2005.
    The new music centre | would | thus | be | open | for summer 2005.

    Structure: Subject + Auxiliary+Adverb+Linking Verb+Adjective complement+Adverb

    I. The new music center (noun phrase; Subject)

    The (determiner)
    new (adjective)
    music (adjective)
    centre (noun)

    Note, There are two ways to structure 'new music centre':
    a) new music, centre = adjective + noun, noun
    b) new, music centre = adjective, adjective + noun

    II. would thus be (Verb phrase)

    would (auxiliary verb; meaning, expresses a sense of probability)
    thus (adverb; meaning, accordingly)
    be (main verb; linking verb; infinitive in form)

    III. open (adjective; Adjective complement in function i.e, The new music center = open)

    IV. for summer 2005 (Prepositional phrase; Adverb in function i.e, When?)

    for (preposition)
    summer (noun)
    2005 (noun)

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