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Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

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The Languages of the Jews: A Sociolinguistic History

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Indo-European Linguistics

New Open Access journal on Indo-European Linguistics is now available!

Query Details

Query Subject:   Qs: English Judgement Needed, Use of DO
Author:   Jean Gilbert LEOUE
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Subject Language(s):  English

Query:   As a student in English linguistics, I'm carrying out a survey on the use of 'DO' in English. In order to confirm the figures I have on native English speakers'judgements, I'll greatly appreciate your reply to the folowing short inquiry.

INQUIRY: Please mark the answers to the questions below as follows:

(++) => Correct (What you would say in spontaneous speach)
(+) => Acceptable
(?) => Doubtful
(-) => Wrong

1. Dou you agree with him?
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do so
( ) Yes I do that
( ) Yes I do

2. Do you feel cold?
( ) Yes I do so
( ) Yes I do
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do that

Do you feel along the ledge to find the matches in the dark?
( ) Yes I do it
( ) Yes I do that
( ) Yes I do
( ) Yes I do so

OPTIONAL INFORMATION (for statistics purpose only; please fill in!)
Your NATIVE COUNTRY:_____________
Your Native CITY:________________

LL Issue: 14.677
Date posted: 11-Mar-2003


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