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    Diagramming a Sentence

    can you please diagram this sentence " Our live classes are always promotion free"?

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    Shouldn't you try to do it first?

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    Re: Diagramming a Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Darryus View Post
    can you please diagram this sentence " Our live classes are always promotion free"?
    It may be easier to parse if you hyphenate ​promotion-free.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Diagramming a Sentence

    Actually, I want to know what is the role of the word promotion and the role of the word free, is it as a noun or is it as an adjective?

    Based on your answer @GoesStation, does it mean the word promotion and free definitely have one role that is an adjective?

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    Re: Diagramming a Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Darryus View Post
    Actually, I want to know what is the role of the word promotion and the role of the word free, is it as a noun or is it as an adjective?

    Based on your answer @GoesStation, does it mean the word promotion and free definitely have one role that is an adjective?
    Yes, that's correct. "Promotion-free" is a compound adjective, a single word for categorisation purposes. "Free" in this case this has the sense of "not advertised". Syntactically, "promotion-free" is functioning as predicative complement of the subject "our live classes".

    Other similar examples of compound adjectives are "tax-free", where the meaning of "free" is "not having to pay" and "cholesterol-free, where the meaning is "not containing".
    Last edited by PaulMatthews; 15-Apr-2016 at 18:54.

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    Re: Diagramming a Sentence

    Thank you PaulMatthews.

    I got it.

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