Can I consider published as an adj in the sentence "A new article published today"?
Jul 2, 2015 12:47 PM
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Yes, you can. It's actually a past participle, representing an unexpressed relative clause : ' an article [which was] published today'. But it's functioning as a postpositive adjective here, because it's modifying a noun that comes before it. Past participles can function as adjectives in English in the same way as in Italian.
July 2, 2015
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