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Query Details


Query Subject:   Ellipsis
Author:   Ando Sadao
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Syntax
Subject Language(s):  English


Query:   Dear List Members:

I would like to present my first question to the list. What is your opinion of the following sentences which I found in my reading. Some linguists accept these with the 'it' and 'him' added. I don't think that they are so common, but would like to hear your opinions.

This book is too abstract for me to read [it].
He spoke too fast for me to follow [him].
Which article did you file without reading [it].
(Chomsky accepts this last one without the 'it'.)

Sadao Ando
ando@nt.yasuda-u.ac.jp
LL Issue: 10.315
Date posted: 26-Feb-1999



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