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Parts of speech

Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:32 pm
by Lostinlang
I'm trying to explain the parts of speech involved in different English sentences to a non-native speaker. She came up with this one, which has me stumped; 'A dog-walking method' similar to 'my shower-cleaning method'. I'm flailing around between adjectives, adverbs and genitive case. Any help appreciated.

Re: Parts of speech

Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:56 am
by Alan
'Dog-walking' is essentially a compound adjective here, modifying the noun 'method'.