Grammar Patterns

V n

V n

The verb is followed by a noun group. The passive pattern is be V-ed. This pattern has three structures:
    Structure I: Verb with Complement
    He was my friend.
    Structure II: Verb with Object
    The thieves broke a window.
    Structure III: Verb with Adjunct
    Children don't talk that way.
Structure I: Verb with ComplementStructure II: Verb with ObjectStructure III: Verb with AdjunctOther related patterns

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