LINGUIST List 8.1342

Mon Sep 22 1997

Qs: Deictic Verbs in English

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Message 1: Deictic Verbs in English

Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 13:50:26 -0500 (CDT)
From: BREWER <lbrewereagle.cc.ukans.edu>
Subject: Deictic Verbs in English

I'm searching for information on deictic verbs in English, specifically
the pairs loan/borrow, bring/take and come/go. Particularly of interest 
 to me are usages such as:
	The neighbor lady often borrows me things.
	I'll bring out the trash later.
If anyone has information on this topic I would appreciate a reply.
Laura Brewer, University of Kansas
lbrewereagle.cc.ukans.edu
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