A complete grammatical analysis of this sentence
But in the court of law, ladies and gentlmen, it is not enough to offer a coherent and sensible account. (caluse, phrase, subject, verb, Object ect.)
But = coordinating conjunction
in the court = prepositional phrase
in = preposition
court = object of the preposition
of law = prepositional phrase
of = preposition
law = object of the preposition
ladies and gentlement = direct address (who you are speaking to), appropriatel separated by commas.
"it is not enough to offer a coherent and sensible account" = independent clause
"it" = subject
"is" = main verb & linking verb
"enough" = predicate adjective describing the subject
"not" = adverb modifying predicate adjective
"to offer a coherent and sensible account" = infinitive acting adverbially to clarify the predicate adjective "enough"
"to offer" = infinitive
"an account" = object of the infinitive
"coherent and sensible" = adjectives modifying the object of the infinitive.
ask and ye shall receieve
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