Coordination test: Exercise
Look at the examples below and name the constituent that has been identified with the help of the coordination test. Identify the category of the constituent.
Example: He has a cat. vs. He has a cat and a dog.
- (i) constituent: a cat
(ii) category: NP (DP)
a) He may go to London. vs. He may go to London and visit his mother.
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b) John likes red wine. vs. John likes red wine and
c) Sally drives slowly. vs. Sally drives slowly and carefully.
d) He went to London. vs. He went to London and to Paris.
e) She is a kind person. vs. She is a kind and lovely person.