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    hollieanna Guest

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    The trip, which was paid for by the school, was very educational.

    One museum that they planned to visit was closed.

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    Default Re: how do u diagram these?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by hollieanna View Post
    The trip, which was paid for by the school, was very educational.
    the trip was very educationl= man clause
    which was paid for by the school=subordinate clause

    One museum that they planned to visit was closed.
    one museum was closed main clause
    that they planned to visit subordinate

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    Default Re: how do u diagram these?!?

    I’ll try to expand on Jazy’s diagram analysis this way:


    Clause Analysis:
    One museum was closed: Main clause
    that they planned to visit: Subordinate clause, adjectival modifying the noun ‘museum’

    Subject/Predicate:
    One museum: Subject
    was closed: Predicate
    they: Subject
    planned to visit: Predicate

    Word Class Analysis:
    One: Adjective, definite numeral
    museum: Noun, common
    was: Main verb of main clause, simple past, copular
    closed: Adjective, participial

    that: Pronoun, relative
    They: Pronoun, personal, plural, accusative case
    Planned: Main verb of sub-clause, simple past
    to visit: Infinitive

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    Default Re: how do u diagram these?!?

    Hi Buddhaheart,
    Thanks for the full information. I am learning and like full explanations but I am confused regarding "They" being accusative case. Should this be nominative case?
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    Default Re: how do u diagram these?!?

    Absolutely. You’re right. ‘They’ is in the nominative (subjective) case. My apology.

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