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    Default tree diagram for imperative

    how can i make a tree diagram for imperative sentence like:
    Find time to write editor's letter about saving time.

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    Default Re: tree diagram for imperative

    Think 'ellipsis'; e.g., you should.

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    Note, English is an SVO language. With imperatives, the subject is there, just not overtly realized.

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    Default Re: tree diagram for imperative

    Dear Soup,
    Thank you for your useful post
    I want to know this sentence's tree diagram, please.
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: tree diagram for imperative

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    how can i make a tree diagram for imperative sentence like:
    Find time to write editor's letter about saving time.

    find - V:VP-main verb:full verb
    time - DO:NP - head:noun
    to write editor's letter - OC:non-finite clause
    about saving time - Adverbial:prepPhrase

    not sure, if it'S correct, though!

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    Dear Fredson,
    Thank you at any way

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