The structure of PPs
1. For each PP, identify the head. List the complement and adjunct(s) and name their phrasal category.
(If complements or adjuncts are absent, insert "/". If there are two adjuncts, name the one on the left first.)
a) PP[across the bridge]
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b) PP[from before the war]
c) PP[slightly at odds with his friends]
d) PP[completely in the wrong]
e) PP[out of touch in some ways]
2. Draw a simplified tree diagram to represent the structure of each PP.
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