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    alaricepent is offline Newbie
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    Default Help me Diagram this sentence!!!! URGENT!!

    "Canoe, barbecue, and banana were some of the first words borrowed from Native Americans."

    I know how to do the first part.
    But how would I diagram from "were......Americans."?

    Urgent! HELP!!!

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    Default Re: Help me Diagram this sentence!!!! URGENT!!

    Quote Originally Posted by alaricepent View Post
    "Canoe, barbecue, and banana were some of the first words borrowed from Native Americans."

    I know how to do the first part.
    But how would I diagram from "were......Americans."?

    Urgent! HELP!!!
    [Canoe, barbecue, and banana] the subject, noun phrase
    [were] the verb, verb phrase
    [some of the first words borrowed from Native Americans] the complement

    borrowed : its deep structure is: which were borrowed


    I am not a teacher
    Last edited by sash2008; 04-May-2009 at 08:07.

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