5 Matching Annotations
  1. Feb 2020
    1. distrust in a population the government pledged to keep safe

      Nominalisation: distrust

      Unpacked: the population does/did not trust the government...

    2. the tile floor of an emergency room

      Determiner + Classifer + Thing + Qualifier

    3. perilously low oxygen levels

      Epithet + Classifier 1 + Classifier 2 + Thing

    4. the mysterious pneumonia-like illness sweeping China’s central city of Wuhan

      Determiner + Epithet + Classifier + Thing + Qualifier (downranking participle clause)

    1. Introduction

      The first two sentences briefly summarise the scenario; the last sentence of the paragraph highlights the problem -- the topic to be elaborated in the subsequent section.