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Re: Pro-verbs (was: new parts of speech/cases)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Wednesday, May 1, 2002, 23:55
On Wed, 1 May 2002 13:13:42 -0400 Shreyas Sampat
<shreyas@...> writes:
> That's cool. > What's the scope of these proverbs? > Like, if someone says to you, "Go wash the car, take out the trash, > walk the > dog, and make me a sandwich", is it permissible to reply, "Yeah, I > did", > meaning "Yeah, I walked the dog, removed the refuse, cleaned the > car, and made lunch"? > Or would you have to say "Yeah, I did that, and that, and those > other things"?
> Shreyas
- Hmm... i never really thought about that, but i think you'd just use the one instance of "i did", although that would probably get a response of |dhawa?| /Da?wa/ "which?"; saying something like |ilu aza.| "i did all" would seem to be the way to disambiguate. -Stephen (Steg) "ai ai aide, jogo bonito que eu quiero ver..."