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What did he give her? J iWho/m/ did he consider a pretty girl? [What did he consider her? In addition, Type INT often takes question-adverb here: He considered Bleak House a great novel. What did he consider Bleak House? 74 Voice transformation potential Types EXT and INT may have different potential in regard to number of transforms: Type EXT: Type INT: (N, V N2 N3) (Ν1 VN3pN2) (N2 WN3) (Nz W Ν2) W ρ N2) (NI VN2 N3) WNa) He gave her a book. He gave a book to her. She was given a book. A book was given her.

Names may take the provided there is modification as well {the inimitable Jeeves, the London I know); they do not admit of number change: if singular, they cannot be pluralized (Agneta but *Agnetas); or, if plural, cannot be singularized (The Andes but *an Ande). The in The Andes or The Thames is considered part of the name since it 6 For the concept of 'delicacy', see Halliday 1961, 272f. Subscales 'constitute small continua within themselves* (Bolinger 1961a, 44). 3. The classification here of the clause elements S, C, and A is, naturally, less refined than that of V.

She asked, well pleased with the success of her little gesture. 57) (5) Verbless constructions (with or without conjunction): it is unique among vertebrates in that the follicles have no ducts; when ripe they rupture into the coelom, ... 32 Position There are three major places of A in relation to other clause elements: front-, mid-, and end-position. The definitions given here apply to the order S V(C), the most common order of clause elements in statements (for a detailed discussion of adjunct positions, see Jacobson 1964).

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