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Re: Vocab lists

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Thursday, June 26, 2003, 0:53
On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 02:00:07PM -0700, JS Bangs wrote:
> Well, that too. I'm not enough of a syntactitian to attempt to address > this question, but I will note that the two are not exactly parallel, > since "sweep" is not normally a transitive verb, while "name" is.
?? "Sweep" is most certainly a transitive verb. I swept. What did you sweep? I swept the floor. How is it not transitive? -Mark