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What is the case and syntax of trhe word feet in the sentence "The center of a tennis net is three feet long."
In this sentence, "feet" is an adjective modifying the noun "long."
feet is part of a dimensional adjective "three feet long". Feet modifies three, which together modifies long. The usage is as a predicate adjective.
Three feet long is the center.
The three feet long center is there.
Is the three feet long center there?
feet is part of a dimensional adjective "three feet long". Feet modifies three, which together modifies long. The usage is as a predicate adjective.
Three feet long is the center.
The three feet long center is there.
Is the three feet long center there?
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