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-Generally, ​+Generally, ​complements differ from adjuncts in that complements are obligatory, adjuncts are optional. 
 +Adjuncts are stackable, i.e. you can stack more multiple adjuncts onto one another:
  
 +| Peter | plays | the piano | beautifully | in the living room. |
  
 On the difference between complements and adjuncts, see: On the difference between complements and adjuncts, see:
 http://​www.ucl.ac.uk/​internet-grammar/​phfunc/​compare.htm http://​www.ucl.ac.uk/​internet-grammar/​phfunc/​compare.htm