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"ICE Arrests Skyrocket" Options
palapaguy
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:01:40 PM

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thar
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 4:18:36 AM

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Well, you could read this two ways.


If 'arrests' is the verb,it is a
subject - transitive verb - object


The immigration service has detained a very old-fashioned spaceship.

Aliens have landed!



The alternative is that it is a headline, with that stripped-down grammatical form - simple present, all caps, no articles.

And the verb is 'to skyrocket'

To go up really fast, vertically.






The number of arrests made by the immigration service has risen very fast. (Compared to some earlier rate).



Attributive noun - noun - intransitive verb.

ICE arrests skyrocket.


That is not as exciting,but a lot more logical! Whistle
Donthailand
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 6:04:37 AM
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It's a noun.
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 11:41:21 AM

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to the point... read it as "ICE Arrests (have) Skyrocket(ed)".
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