Apply Constituent Tests

Are the italized sequences in the following sentences constituents?

  1. answer 'yes' or 'no'
  2. if they are constituents, indicate their phrasal category (NP, VP, AP, AdvP, CP), if not, write ' - '.
  3. Apply the indicated constituent test.

(Hint: For an ambiguous sentence, answer the question with respect to a reading in which the italicized part is a constituent, if there is such a reading.)

(:vips 8818:)

(:vips 8819:)

(:vips 8820:)

(:vips 8821:)

(:vips 8822:)