12 Multi-Clause Sentences
The clauses that constitute multi-clause sentences can be combined either ... in
another clause; it may function as a subject, complement, or modifier in .... verb of
that sentence is singular; that is, sentential subjects such as those above ....
modify their heads, for example, We all know the person whom/that you .....
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The Uses of Grammar - Parlor Press
Find the subject and predicate division in the following sentence. ... (substitution
of they for senior ... Students will generate their own responses for this exercise.
... 8. type 3 - transitive verb and a direct object and a noun as a complement ...
verb in some sentences, and look out for infinitives (such as to choose).
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chapters 4 and 5 - Arizona State University
The four basic functions are subject, predicate, complement, and adverbial ...
Other examples of subjects and predicates are given in (2). ... Let's apply these
tests to (1). .... since they seem less important to the sentence (e.g. some can be
left out) ... The verb used in sentences with a subject predicate is usually either
be or ...
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Polish Subjectless Constructions - Stanford University
In some of these phenomena, for example in pro- drop, the architecture of LFG
allows us to find the subject at the a-structure and ... I will begin with an overview
of all Polish constructions which appear to be .... threw-out.3sg.neut ..... uses 3sg.
neut verb form and the reflexive marker sie, and can be used in all ..... let-in.3pl.
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Satisfying the Subject Criterion by a Non Subject: English Locative
This paper extends the approach to clausal subjects of Rizzi (2003) and ... Put
differently, subject DPs can move out of IP only ... used by Null Subject
languages (cf. ... The following examples from Stowell (1981) illustrate Locative
Inversion ... locative inversion is how the preposed PP can satisfy the Subject
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CONTENTS 1) Simple Subject and Verb Constructions 2
Sentences can have both compound subjects and compounds verbs. In the
example sentence below, “Juanita and Celso” is a compound subject, and “
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Conditions - MIT OpenCourseWare
An example of a condition on the functioning of a specific rule. ▫ One can ... It-
replacement (Tough Movement) applies out of a clause with a PRO subject, not
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A comment on the topic of topic–comment - The Graduate Center
Keywords: Topic; Comment; Focus; Specificational pseudo-cleft; 'Subject ...
occupied by the topic clause, with the complement of Top0 being the comment
clause; the .... All examples in (3) alternate with standard cases in which there is
a relative ... 4 A reviewer points out that in Northern Italian dialects, the only
context of ...
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Two Modalities of Case Assignment: Case in Sakha - RCI - Rutgers
For example, accusative case might be assigned to the lower of two NPs in a ...
popularity among linguists for whom Case theory is a primary object of study. ...
NP in a clause goes along with having subject agreement on the finite verb (see (
1a-c)), .... For example, it can be used to explain why dative case assignment.
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Language type frequency and learnabilty from a - Linguistics
consistency of genitive marking, and the complexity of the grammars used to ... to
the respective noun phrases, and Yimas, in which who did what to whom ...
accidents, for example, as the result of all such languages having become ....
different Subject and Object encoding strategies can be investigated in simplified
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From the Complex NP Constraint to everything - University of
Sep 15, 2015 ... Subject Condition effect and the that-trace effect. ... Introduction: The Complex NP
Constraint vs the lack of the Complex VP ... I will first show that extraction is
banned not only from clausal, but all ... (The analysis will be extended to the ban
on extraction out of subjects and the ..... Let's first apply this to (45).
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The difficulty of (so-called) self-embedded structures
modified by another clause whose subject is a common noun (not a ... The
example was used by Miller and Chomsky (1963:286) to illustrate the effects of ....
may well reflect the general difficulty of content clauses used as subjects. After all
, a .... My evidence for this is the one sentence (24), which defeated only 6 out.
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Helping Your Students With Homework A Guide for Teachers
Students, teachers, and parents or caregivers all play vital roles in the ...
challenge you to contribute all you can to making homework meaningful and ....
They teach a broad range of subjects and at a variety of grade ... Let students
know that: .... Math students may need to review decimals, for example, while
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move to the projection of subject agreement (AGR.s). While this ... transitive
subjects in an ergative language will interfere in the identification of an empty
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Subject first or topic first
6.2 Bare plural subjects versus definite plural subjects. 106. 6.2.1 Topicalization
... Starting a sentence with the subject can therefore be con- sidered a universal ...
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Ellipsis: A survey of analytical approaches - University of Chicago
Dec 31, 2015 ... equivalent antecedent which is subject to some kind of parallelism. ... examples
of the first set, drawn from English, include sluicing as in (1), ... auxiliaries like can
in (2) take VP complements, and determiner- ... any of them necessarily a uniform
theory of ellipsis (most deal only ...... *To whom did she talk? b.
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263 Chapter 10 Imperative and interrogative constructions 10.1
As with second person imperatives, first inclusive imperative subjects may be ...
Let's not go! ... alternative marker ba (discussed in 9.8.1 and 9.8.2), occur
commonly in ... All the examples in (10.8) to (10.10) could be declarative clauses
with only an .... an equative construction in which the interrogative proform is the
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english for practical purposes - Department of Higher Education
For example run can serve as either a verb or a noun (these are regarded as two
... An English noun phrase typically takes the following form (not all elements
need .... The word it can also be used as a dummy subject, in sentences like It is
... The main relative pronouns in English are who (with its derived forms whom
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How to Write Great Essays - MISD
The last three chapters of How to Write Great Essays will arm you with ... and
clearly maps out any type of essay you are required to write. .... Put your central
idea or subject in the middle, and add subtopics or related .... Here is an example
of a prewriting list and a corresponding pyramid chart. ..... without break or let up.
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Subjects in Acehnese and the Nature of the Passive1 Julie Anne
demotion analysis of the passive, whereby the agent originates in subject .... we
note only that the initial DP does not seem to occupy a topic position high ...
raised object can be controlled PRO in Acehnese and that Durie's examples
involve ... Durie points out that the verbal prefix is not possible in the complement
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The historical syntax problem: Reanalysis and directionality
For example, both grammaticalization and sound change show clear
directionality ... analyses—can sometimes cause an alternative structure to
emerge. .... instance the NP after for can only be interpreted as a subject, not as
an Experiencer in ..... subjects. De Smet points out that for-infinitivals in other
syntactic contexts are ...
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How to turn German into Icelandic – and derive the OV–VO contrasts*
Key words: asymmetry, object shift, OV and VO, quirky subject, scrambling, verbal
clusters. Abstract. Icelandic and German differ in the head-complement order (VO
vs. OV), but ... The following phenomena will be discussed as examples of pairs
of .... out of the VP to a functional head position both in main clauses and in.
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Personal Statements Advice from Peers - Robert Wood Johnson
The personal statement, however, is your chance to stand out from the crowd ...
You can actually prepare and certify your residency application, and apply to ...
For example you may submit a different personal ... Of all the dogs I had to
handle in my eight ... My medical experience to that point had only been with
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The Lexicalist Hypothesis: Both Wrong and Superfluous
Jan 8, 2016 ... where phrasal syntax can access sub-word parts; and (3) word ... from the system
of grammar that assembles phrases out of words. .... For instance, in all of the
examples above, they follow determiners and adjectives to form a ... objects of
verbs and as subjects and even undergo subject-auxiliary inversion.
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Subjects, Events and Licensing - University of Arizona
While the notion of “subject” as a primitive of grammar is in some way ... in a
language and the possibility of a double object/double complement ..... Jonah, for
whom no offering of thanks could ever be adequate, just all my love. ... 13. 1.1. A
syntactic “subject” position: agents vs. “subjects”. 15. 1.2. “Subject” ......
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DISCOURSE CONSTRAINTS ON EXTRAPOSITION FROM
definite NP subjects, and their relationship to the discourse context in which they
... Example (1) shows “it” extraposition, in which a sentential subject is located at
... of these structures has focused on ruling out sentences such as (8b) by ...
examples with extraposed relative clauses, because the PP can sometimes be ...
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Estimates and Sample Sizes
we will estimate the percentage of all adults in the United States who believe that
the ... sents the population proportion, and is used to denote the sample
proportion.) ... Here's an example of a confidence interval found later (in Example
3), which is ..... of outcome (subject believes in global warming or does not), and
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Creating economical morphosyntactic patterns in language change*
In §3-5 I will provide a substantial number of examples of economically motivated
... (1) All universal morphosyntactic asymmetries can be explained on the basis ...
not allowing a different-subject infinitival complement (I want the kids to play vs.
..... out of 284 languages with verbal person marking, 103 have some zero-.
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