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Dear All,


I'm trying to understand a grammar the below.

From here I've got 2 questions.


"The reason why I do the empty lungs is that the urge to breathe comes earlier"


1)

I think that this sentence consist of some parts.

s + v that s+v and I can split as " s(The reason why I do the empty lungs)+ v(is) that s(the urge to breathe comes earlier)" but where is v at the second part?


2)

"urge to breath"

I think urge and breath are noun, but there is 'to' between noun. here is I can't understand the grammar and meaning.

because I learn that 'to' is always stick to verb. but there is no verb. what am I supposed to understand ? any usage ?

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Carter Lee"The reason why I do the empty lungs is that the urge to breathe comes earlier"

This sentence is not natural English, and the overall meaning is hard to understand. Even so, it is possible to answer your questions about certain parts of it.

Carter Lees + v that s+v and I can split as " s(The reason why I do the empty lungs)+ v(is) that s(the urge to breathe comes earlier)" but where is v at the second part?

The main verb in the second part is "comes".

Carter Lee2)"urge to breathe" I think urge and breathe are noun, but there is 'to' between noun. here is I can't understand the grammar and meaning.

"urge" is a noun. "breathe" is a verb infinitive. "urge to breathe" is a noun phrase. "urge + to-infinitive" is a set pattern of words, similar to e.g. "desire to do sth.", "inclination to do sth." etc.

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I think this is the sentence you intended:

The reason I don't empty my lungs is that the urge to breathe comes earlier.

[The reason (that/why) I don't empty my lungs]sj
[is]vb
[that the urge to breathe comes earlier]cmp.


The reason (that/why) [ I ]sj [ don't empty ]vb [ my lungs ]do
is
that [the urge [to breathe]inf]sj [comes]vb [earlier]adv.

CJ