Name of the institution

Syntax and Semantics 7

Name ofthe institution:

Name ofthe student(s):

Project: Group project Syntax and Semantics.

Part two.

a) Underline thesubject and verb of every clause in each of the followingsentences.(Single underline for subject and double underline for theverb).Give clause count for each sentence.

  1. Jerry Seinfeld is moving away from Tom’s Restaurant in more ways than one.

  2. First he signed a $4.35 million contract for an apartment a couple of blocks south his old one.

  3. The Tenth Street Lounge between First and Second Avenues was jammed with twenty- something types whose off- the rack suits suggested that they still inhabited the lower rungs of the corporate ladder.

  4. The party was for swing magazine and a lot of networking was going on.

  5. More than one woman who said she couldn’t juggle a job and a relationship complained about so and so’s marriage.

  6. Some buyers insisted the cards were for nieces or nephews who have a thing for Rosie O’Donnell.

  7. ‘’It’s like a writes’ workshop’’ Mr. Coppola said as he celebrated the magazine’s first anniversary at the TribeCa Grill.

  8. The deal for the apartment hinges on approval from the co-op board at the Beresford.

  9. It was so noisy that Ms. Johnson could hardly hear the bids.

  10. ‘’No one’s particularly worried– the building already has a celebrity quotient,’’ said one person familiar with the deal.

b) Clause count for each sentence. A clause is a group of words thatcontain both subject and verbs.

  1. Jerry Seinfeld is moving away from Tom’s Restaurant in more ways than one.

Clause.

  1. First he signed a $4.35 million contract for an apartment a couple of blocks south his old one.

Clause

  1. The Tenth Street Lounge between First and Second Avenues was jammed with twenty-

Clause

something types whose off- the rack suits suggested that theystill inhabited thelower rungs of the corporateladder. Second clause.

  1. The party was for swing magazine and a lot of networking was going on.

  2. More than one woman who said she couldn’t juggle a job and a relationship complained about

Clause secondclause.

so and so’s marriage.

  1. Some buyers insisted the cards were for nieces or nephews who have a thing

Clause

For Rosie O’Donnell.

  1. ‘’It’s like a writes’ workshop’’ Mr. Coppola said as he celebrated the magazine’s first anniversary at the TribeCa Grill.

  2. The deal for the apartment hinges on approval from the co-op board at the Beresford.

  3. It was so noisy that Ms. Johnson could hardly hear the bids.

clause

  1. ‘’No one’s particularly worried– the building already has a celebrity quotient,’’ said one person

Clause.

familiar with the deal.

PART THREE

  1. Sentence diagrams.

  1. The bulbous man shook his dogmatic fist at science.

NP VP

S

NP VP

D N(man)

Adj NPPP

The bulbous V (shook)

N (his) AdjN (fist) P (at) N (science.

Dogmatic)

2. Extremist groups oppose any science that threatenstheir assumptions about frogs.

NP VP

S

NP VP

Adj

NVNP NP

Extremist groupsoppose) N (frogs)

N ( Science VN (their) V assumptions

threatens

3.The Sumatran orangutandisappeared into a reeking patchof corpse flowers.

NP VP

S

NP VP

D PP

N V (disappeared)

The Sumatran orangutanP)intoNP(recking patch of corpes flowers

4.The gaseous substance engulfed the gargantuan beeswith radioactive abdomens

Adjective phrase Noun phrase.

S

AP NP

D (the)

D NP gargantuan bees with radioactive abdomen

Adj

The gaseous V (engulfed)

N (substance)