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D00M
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:29:22 PM

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Hello respected teachers,

What is the grammatical function of "young" in the following?

He died young.

The custom of speaking is the original and only just standard of any language. Joseph Priestly- Rudiments of EG, 1761.
sureshot
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:51:11 PM
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D00M wrote:
Hello respected teachers,

What is the grammatical function of "young" in the following?

He died young.

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In this sentence "young" is an adjective. "Young" can be used to describe a time when a person or thing was young. The meaning is "when he was young". In this clause, "young" is an adjective. It performs the same function in the original sentence.
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