Technical English–Sentence Pattern Analysis Key

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Technical English

ANALYSIS - KEY

John

is

a nice and clever boy

Subject

verb

Subject predicative

He

gets up

at nine o’clock

and

goes

to school

five days a week

Subject

Verb

Time adverbial

Conjunction

Verb

Place adverbial

Time adverbial

He

has

two sisters and three pet animals

Subject

Verb

Object

The boy in the corner

is

my friend

Subject

Verb

Subject predicative

The man who is standing over there

is

Peter’s uncle

Subject

Verb

Subject predicative

I

saw

the man who hit your brother

Subject

Verb

Object

Are

you

always

tired?

Verb

Subject

Time adverbial

Subject predicative

She

gave

me

a very nice present

Subject

Verb

Indirect object

Direct object

I

adore

aunt Sarah

Subject

Verb

Object

Where

do

you

live?

Place adverbial

Verb

Subject

Verb

Who

came

to the party

last night?

Subject

Verb

Place adverbial

Time adverbial

He

stole

80 kr.

from me

Subject

Verb

Direct object

Oblique object

She

went

quickly

out the door

and

slammed

it

Subject

Verb

Adverbial of manner

Place adverbial

conjunction

Verb

Object

Dora

found

the book

exiting

Subject

Verb

Object

Object predicative

The book

is

exiting

Subject

Verb

Subject predicative

The book

is

on the table

Subject

Verb

Place adverbial

Dora

finished

the book

last night

Subject

Verb

Object

Time adverbial

 

He

saw

the man with the stick

Subject

Verb

Object

He

hit

the man

with the stick

Subject

Verb

Object

Adverbial of agent

Meaning: he used the stick to hit the man

Or:

He

hit

the man with the stick

Subject

Verb

Object

They all

turned

red

Subject

Verb

Subject predicative

They all

turned

right

Subject

Verb

Place adverbial

She

sounded

convincing

Subject

Verb

Subject predicative

She

sounded

the trumpet

Subject

Verb

Object

I

put

the cake

on the table

Subject

Verb

Object

Place adverbial

I

like

the cake on the table

Subject

Verb

Object