"Comb your hair!" he barked, by way of a morning greeting.
About once a week, Uncle Vernon looked over the top of his newspaper and shouted that Harry needed a haircut. Harry must have had more haircuts than the rest of the boys in his class put together, but it made no difference, his hair simply grew that way - all over the place.
(Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
- Is there ‘have had haircuts’ omitted between boys and in his class?
- Is ‘put together’ a participial phrase modifying boys?