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comment I don't like [you to go there]
@Jim, I've found 'didn't like somebody to do' constructions from three places. Does it mean the construction is used not often but not rarely?
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comment meaning of bare infinitivals
@F.E. Thank you very much. The infinitives don’t decide their time position alone. On the contrary they’re subjected to be influenced by the catenative verbs. And the two organically make temporal interpretations, is what you’re trying to say. Isn’t it?
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comment Are focusing adverbs exceptions of adverb definitions?
@EdwinAshworth Then can we say ‘young’ itself is adjective categorically, yet its function is adverbial adjunct and simultaneously depicts/predicates the subject? As the writers differentiate determinatives and determiners.
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comment Are focusing adverbs exceptions of adverb definitions?
@EdwinAshworth I’ve read your words here. Bas Aarts says relative clause is an adjunct which modifies antecedents. But in CGEL or your words, it’s hard to say that ‘adjunct’ includes the words modifying nouns. In ‘He died young (CGEL,p.263)’, is ‘young’ a modifier of ‘he’, ‘died’, or ‘he died’?
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comment Are focusing adverbs exceptions of adverb definitions?
@JohnLawler Then, would it be better to use 'focusing modifier' than 'focusing adverb'. When it modifies noun or NP, it's like adjective; modifies the others, adverbial.
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