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thanks in..

Post by pdh0224 » Thu Oct 14, 2004 8:31 pm

Dear teacher,

Mr. Bush aid the elections in Afghanistan are testament to the fact that "freedom is on the march, thanks in large measure to the United States of America.


Q: What is the function of "thanks" in the sentece? Is it a verb?



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Post by Alan » Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:31 am

'Thanks to' is a phrasal preposition.

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