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Expletives (Optional)
Lassie, Come Home, by Eric Knight
Analysis Key

    Reminder: The optional expletive explanation considers the "there" an expletive, and what KISS considers the predicate nouns are explained as subjects.

1. There were many more towns (PN) here and many more roads (PN). |
 

2. There was not an inch (PN) {of space} {on any side}. |
 

3. There were no more Highlands (PN) and heather (PN). |
 

4. Perhaps there was no official and recognized procedure (PN) {in any book 

or statute} {for the proper engineering} {of such a matter}. |
 

5. Farther {beyond that} there was another noise (PN), out {in the sweep} {of the wind}. |