9. Clause Elements and Structure - Part 3
Pattern 1: Subject + Intransitive Verb: [S (NP1) + V.Int] He is sleeping. She teaches. I had left. I have been waiting. I did not see. Our decision to defend and support the accused social activist stands. [Noun Phrase] They will come accompanied by the lawyers. [an adverbial prepositional phrase modifying the verb ‘come’ is an adjunct]
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