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As far as I've been able to figure out, tense refers to a grammatical category corresponding to the semantic category 'time reference'. So far, so good. But then there is complete confusion. Some seem …
asked Sep 22 '18 by Hannah
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I was wondering what the general take is on concord with they as a gender-neutral 3rd person singular pronoun. I assume there are no hard and fast rules here yet, seeing that this is a fairly new phen …
asked Jun 9 by Hannah
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Interesting question :) I'd say this is an example of a fused relative (see e.g. CaGEL* p 1073); that is, what scares me is not a clause at all, but a noun phrase, where what is a fusion between the …
answered Apr 27 by Hannah
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I have a question about objects/subjects in catenative clauses such as He told his daughter to tidy her room. I’ve found two main kinds of analysis of clauses such as these – those where his daughte …
asked Apr 14 '18 by Hannah
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complement? *Huddleston, R., and Pullum, G. K., 2002. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. …
asked Mar 17 by Hannah
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first question above) I’m still wondering… *Huddleston, R., and Pullum, G. K., 2002. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. …
asked Aug 29 by Hannah
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I am struggling to understand the syntactic relevance of the distinction between complement and modifier in theories such as the one presented in the Cambridge Grammar of the English Language by …
asked Feb 24 by Hannah
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this correct? And, if so, what kinds of complement are we dealing with in [1]-[4]? *Huddleston, R., and Pullum, G. K., 2002. The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. …
asked Mar 17 by Hannah
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I'm trying to understand the difference between supplements and adjuncts/modifiers. In my search for enlightenment, I've come across a number of entries and posts, of which I think this one summarises …
asked Jan 27 by Hannah