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Re: Grammar - Can

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Wednesday, January 12, 2005, 13:16
--- In, Isaac Penzev <isaacp@U...> wrote:
scott wrote:

>Or what does the phrase "See the man!" mean? I've got at least two >variants of interpretation: "Behold, here is that man!" or "Have a >look at that man!"
The way you have WRITTEN it (See the man) it can only mean "Have a look...." In order for it to mean "Behold, here..." you need a comma after "see" just as you wrote after "behold." There would also be a difference in the accenting of the words, when spoken, that would distinguish the two meanings. Charlie


Tristan McLeay <conlang@...>