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It’s not analysed as a participle today. In the kinds of context you're talking about, "due" belongs to two categories: adjective and preposition. It is straightforwardly an adjective when used as an attributive modifier (the due sum, with due diligence, pay them due respect), and when used predicatively with either no complement (the rent is now due) or an ...
If it is a participle, then it should behave like a participle. As verb forms, participles license arguments and adjuncts. Consider these examples: 1) He receives no respect due his status. 2) He receives no respect due to his status. Example 1) resembles a participle with an argument. Example 2) ...
Both. "Strived and strove both work as the past tense of strive." Source: http://grammarist.com/usage/strove-strived-striven/ Yet, I would use strove because technically "strived" is not a grammatically correct word; rather used mostly informally.
The door is open. ("open" is used here as an adjective. It means it is not closed) The door was opened by Mark. ("opened" is used here as a passive form of verb. Mark did the work) The door is closed. ("closed" is used here as an adjective. It means it is not open. It doesn't matter if it was closed by itself or Mark closed it, the word should be "closed") ...
Correct here is not the verb but the adjective; it modifies speech, and this NP is one of three objects of the preposition with: ... you've helped us with our thesis statements ... [with] correct speech and [with] whatnot
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