By Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum
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AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH GRAMMAR The city lies 225 miles north of Guatemala City (aC). The nearest inhabitants are a five-day mule trip away (aC). George is getting into his wife’s car (aC). This road goes to Madison (aC). Adverbial complements may convey other meanings: Their work is in the early stages (aC). The show will last for three hours (aC). The children were with their mother (aC). These letters are for Cindy (aC). We can now add a fourth basic sentence structure to our set: SVO: SVC: SV: SVA: subject + (transitive) verb + (direct) object subject + (linking) verb + (subject) complement subject + (intransitive) verb subject + verb + adverbial (complement) The most common verb in the SVA structure is be.
10. Emily’s parents met her English and Biology teachers at the Open Day. (Who) Caroline submitted a poem about her dog to the school magazine. (What) All the members of staff considered Janet the best student in the Upper Sixth. (Who) The school head recommended a careers advice test. (What) Marilyn chose Sussex as her first preference on her application form for university entrance. (What) Her parents preferred York or Lancaster. (What) Elizabeth likes the Chaucer course best. (What) She regards the Chaucer teachers as the most interesting lecturers.
Few opossums remain alive far into the second year. According to one biologist, two-year-old opossums show the symptoms of advanced old age. Over many centuries, opossums have died at early ages because of accidents and predators. As a result, natural selection ends especially early in opossums’ lives. Bad mutations accumulate in older opossums. The natural-selection theory apparently explains their short lives. 10) Complete these sentences by adding an adverbial complement. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.