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Offline flower

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would you plz help
« on: January 07, 2015, 02:54:35 PM »
hello every one
i tried to draw tree for this very long sentence but i couldn't
any expert in a drawing trees  would help me plz to draw it correctly
the sentence is:
the inspector remembered the maid had told him nobody had entered the building after the prime suspect.

thanks

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Re: would you plz help
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2015, 03:35:44 PM »
If you show us what you have, we can give you comments on it.
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Re: would you plz help
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2015, 07:28:10 PM »
HI
thank you for replying :)
here my try to draw it , it is attached image
not sure if it is correct :-\

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Re: would you plz help
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2015, 03:33:10 AM »
There are some possible notational differences-- for example, some people use "TP" instead of "IP", and some might want a [+PAST] feature under T/I instead of leaving that blank, etc.

But structurally this is fine. Except for one thing:
"after the prime suspect" is not part of the NP "the building". It should instead be an adjunct attached within the VP.
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