BF3 → B has a vacant p orbital → capable of accepting lone pairs → will act as a Lewis acid
CH3SCH3 → S has 2 lone pairs that can be donated → will act as a Lewis base
Draw the structure of the product of the reaction between the compound shown below and BF3.
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