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    complement or adjunct

    Hi, Good day to all.

    What would you think of the underlined below?
    Are they verb complements or adjuncts?

    1. The function of this law is to protect our rights from being deprived.
    2. These new devices can detect bombs from the distance.

    Thank you.

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    Re: complement or adjunct

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    Hi, Good day to all.

    What would you think of the underlined below?
    Are they verb complements or adjuncts?

    1. The function of this law is to protect our rights from being deprived.
    2. These new devices can detect bombs from the distance.

    Thank you.
    With corrections to your sentences as follows:

    The function of this law is to protect our rights from being disregarded.
    These new devices can detect bombs from a distance.

    both underlined phrases are adverbial adjuncts.

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