Re: do be do be do
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 27, 1999, 1:19|
> In any case, if there were no verb "do" to be used
> more or less as in English, another verb (or grammar
> artifact) would surely fill in its space.
Perhaps tense/aspect-auxilaries could be used, that is:
fut-2S go = You will go
fut-2S what? = What will you do?
No real need for a verb "to do", it's just there cause English requires
that an actual verb be present, *What will you? is ungrammatical in
"It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father
was hanged." - Irish proverb
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