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    non-finite complement

    Hello everybody,

    I have a question again (I bet you are surprised ),this time about the structure of the following sentence :

    "His plan is to keep things secret . "

    What is the part " to keep things secret" in this sentence ? It looks like a subject complement to me. Incidentally, in the grammars I've read, I've found only nouns and adjectives been cited to perform the function of a subject complement in sentence.

    Thanks everybody for the answers

    Velimir
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    Re: non-finite complement

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    His plan is to keep things secret.
    The phrase "to keep things secret" looks like a subject complement to me also.

    Perhaps others will also comment.


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    Re: non-finite complement

    Thanks a lot for the answer RonBee. And I'm glad I was right

    Best regards

    Velimir

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