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Re: Aspects vs. Tenses in an All-Out Grudge Match!

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Sunday, August 29, 1999, 0:30
Apropos of nothing but the subject line:

In Danish, some verbs can take either 'is' or 'have', with an
aspectual difference:

        Han er nok l=F8bet -- He probably ran off
                [when someone asks why he's not here now].

        Han har nok l=F8bet -- He probably went for a run
                [when someone asks why he's all sweaty].

Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marke=