By C. E. Eckersley

Книга A Concise English Grammar For international scholars A Concise English Grammar For international scholars Книги Иностранные языки Автор: C. E Eckersley Год издания: 1959 Формат: pdf Издат.:Longmans Страниц: 149 Размер: 13,9 ISBN: B0007J1G4S Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:In this ebook an try out has been made to offer concisely all of the crucial of english grammar.

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Lyons 1999: 242) In (39), some students is a subset of the students mentioned in the preceding sentence. In other words, we are dealing with a partitive relationship between two sets and not with the cardinality of a single set. Consequently some students in (39) is strong. This means that some weak determiners can have a strong and a weak reading. 24 What Milsark attributes to the strength (strong vs. weak) of a noun phrase is identified as presuppositionality (or properness) by De Jong & Verkuyl (1985).

Many producers admire every actor in our company. (40) many > every Contrary to the every-quantifier in (45b), but like each-phrases in (46), a(n)-phrases tend to take wide scope (47). In (47), an actor can very naturally have scope over many producers. (46) Many producers admire each actor in our company. (41) each > many (47) Many producers admire an actor in our company. , a quantifier favouring wide scope, the analogy breaks down when negation comes into play. Consider the following examples: (48) John does not respect a friend of mine from Texas.

36 In other words, they . To avoid the hypothesis that indefinites exhibit a lexical ambiguity, Dobrovie-Sorin and Beyssade do not exclude that they change type (Partee 1986).  The Layered DP: Form and meaning of French indefinites are classified according to their semantic type, two of which are already familiar to us. 2). The main proposal of Dobrovie-Sorin and Beyssade is that indefinite noun phrases can be properties in argumental positions (and not just in predicative contexts). That argumental indefinites can be properties has been proposed by Higginbotham (1985) but this approach has only been developed recently in the literature (McNally 1995; Van Geenhoven 1996; Dobrovie-Sorin 1996).

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