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Re: "About to" aspect

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, November 9, 1998, 23:47
/Joe Mondello wrote:
> Well, In the way in which i use it [corresondent to the perfective] it can > occur in any tense, for example: > I was about to tell her. . . > therefore i assumed it was aspective.
Oh, okay. I guess it would be an aspect, then. -- "It has occured to me more than once that holy boredom is good and sufficient reason for the invention of free will." - "Lord Leto II" (Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert) ICQ #: 18656696 AOL screen-name: NikTailor