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Idiom with V, D, A, and N anchors: Tnx0VDAN1

This tree family is selected by transitive idioms that are anchored by a verb, determiner, adjective, and noun. 2 idioms select this family.
have a green thumb, sing a different tune
Martha might have a green thumb, but it's uncertain after the death of all the plants.
After his conversion John sang a different tune.
Declarative tree:
See Figure 6.48.


{Declarative Idiom with V, D, A, and N Anchors Tree: $\alpha$nx0VDAN1


Other available trees:
Subject relative clause with and without comp, adjunct relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping, wh-moved subject, imperative, NP gerund, passive without by phrase, passive with by phrase, passive with wh-moved object of by phrase, passive with wh-moved by phrase, passive with relative on object of by phrase with and without comp.

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