Daily Diagrams 61-70
|Day 61. This is the first workday of another hot week,
and many people's work space is not air-conditioned.
|Day 62. Do you think that most people enjoy their jobs?
|Day 63. If the sun shines today, I will mow my lawn; if
it rains, I will rent a goat to eat my meadow.
|Day 64. While thunderstorms moved through the area
today, I imagined goats pulling out my knee-high grass by the roots.
|Day 65. However tired you may be after a long hike up to
a high mountain lake, it's hard to beat the feeling of relaxation that
comes over you as you sit among alpine flowers and contemplate a dinner of
freshly caught trout.
|Day 66. My grandson Brian's birthday is today; my
granddaughter Katie has a birthday a week from today.
|Day 67. Do you know how one diagrams a gerund used as
the object of a preposition?
|Day 68. The most common way of diagramming a gerund used
as the object of a preposition is to attach the left end of its step-down
structure to a point near the bottom of the slanted line of the
|Day 69. I wonder if you can think of a sentence in which
a gerund functions as an objective complement.
|Day 70. Although it is never fun to keep you waiting a
week for a diagram of one of my sentences, I must confess that I do enjoy
getting away from my computer now and then.
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