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"There can be"

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, April 11, 2008, 11:22
How do langs with various other idiomatic renderings of "there is/are"
convey the idea "there can be"? (c.f. Favorite catchphase of
fantasy-struck boy-children of the 80's, "there can be only one").
Would "se puede hacer" send the right message in Spanish?  What the
heck can you do with "I'll y a" in French - "I'll y peux avoir"?

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Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


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