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Autor:  José Roberto
E-mail:  josezambon@terra.com.br
Data:  07/MAI/2010 12:44 AM
Assunto:  2 challenges!!!! never mind
 
Mensagem:  I really don't remember where I got this from (and also really don't know if this might help/satisfy you), but within a VP (Verbal Phrase) in passive voice you can get up to 5 verbs:

They [might have been being questioned] by the police.

Never gave a thought on how many modifiers there could be, I don't promise but if I come across I'll post it.

JR


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2 challenges!!!!  –  jazz  05/MAI/2010, 2:37 PM
2 challenges!!!!  –  Sidney  05/MAI/2010, 3:22 PM
2 challenges!!!!  –  Jefferson Leandro  05/MAI/2010, 5:35 PM
2 challenges!!!!  –  Jazz  05/MAI/2010, 9:33 PM
2 challenges!!!! ANYONE???????  –  jazz  06/MAI/2010, 9:41 PM
2 challenges!!!! ANYONE???????  –  CRS  06/MAI/2010, 10:20 PM
2 challenges!!!! never mind  –  j  06/MAI/2010, 11:11 PM
 2 challenges!!!! never mind  –  José Roberto  07/MAI/2010, 12:44 AM
7 altogether (determiners + modifiers)  –  JAZZ  07/MAI/2010, 11:20 PM

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