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How would I go about diagramming this sentence?:: "Tom's friends were painting the fence for him"

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  1. LeoMessi
    • 5 years ago
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    all right, you can start by trying to locate the subject and the about start with finding "were painting" is the verb. Then we can try to locate the subject: "friends", "Tom's" is an adjective....for is a preposition that introduces a prepositional phrase "for him" which describes how or why the friends "were painting" the fence...."fence" is a direct object that Tom's friends were painting, "the" is a definite article describing the fence, letting you know which fence...

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