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    Question complement or postmodifier?

    Dear all,
    In the following sentence "The trophies came with a bloody string attached.",
    is ATTACHED a postmodifier of the noun phrase-a bloody string- or a complement?
    Thank you!

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    Re: complement or postmodifier?

    IMO 'bloody' is modifying the phrase 'string attached', not the other way round.

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