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    PLease tell me how to draw 2 phrase structure trees for this sentence:-

    The price includes soup or salad and potatoes.

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    Default Re: Phrase Structure Trees

    [1] The price includes [soup or salad] and [potatoes].
    Meaning: You can have
    • soup and potatoes OR
    • salad and potatoes

    [2] The price includes [soup] or [salad and potatoes].
    Meaning: You can have
    • soup OR
    • salad and potatoes

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