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Re: Degrees of volition in active languages

From:Irina Rempt <ira@...>
Date:Monday, August 14, 2000, 19:02
On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, Nik Taylor wrote:

> > A classic example of a garden > > path sentence is "The horse raced past the barn fell down". > > IS that grammatical? I can't think of any situation where "raced past > the barn" could be used as a relative phrase, at least in my dialect.
Try substituting "ridden" for "raced" - does it work now? Irina -- Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself)