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    Diagraming Sentences

    I am having the worst trouble putting this sentence into a tree diagram:

    The team from Iraq joined the Olympics

    What shoudl go under the verb phrase? i had it like this

    NP: The(article) Team (noun)
    VP: from Iraq (PP)

    and then whaT?

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    Re: Diagraming Sentences

    The PP from Iraq describes the NP the team, so it's part of that NP, not part of the VP:

    [[NP The team from Iraq] [VP joined the Olympics]]

    Does that help?

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