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15 Mar 2020 — Six Feet

 

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Long line at pharmacy


The Minister of Health recommends six-feet distance between people standing in line.

 

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The Minister of Health recommends six-feet distance between people standing in line.

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The Minister of Health recommends a six-feet distance between people standing in line.

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The Minister of Health recommends a six-foot distance between people standing in line.

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The Minister of Health recommends a distance of six-feet between people standing in line.

 

GLOSSARY

modifier (function of element) – an adjective, noun, noun phrase, adverb, prepostional phrase, non-finite clause or relative clause that expresses the quality, character, state or some other information about the noun. 

nonfinite clause (function of element) – standing in line (gerund clause), who are standing in line (relative clause).

 

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See Grammar Notes for Number-Noun Modifiers.

 

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"Long Line at Pharmacy." By MBK (Marjie). Flickr, 1 Feb. 2006. flickr.com/photos/mbk/94470131. CC BY NC SA 2.0. Accessed 15 Mar. 2020.