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Query Details


Query Subject:   Lx Atlas of Mexico
Author:   Earl M Herrick
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Semantics
Syntax

Query:   Dear Colleagues,

If anyone knows any reference on a possible (semantic/syntactic)
difference between 'as if...' and 'as though...' constructions,
instantiated by the examples below, in English, I would be most
grateful if you colud let me know.

(1) Tony writes as {if/though} he {were/was/is} left-handed.
(2) She looked as {if/though} she {were/was} ill.



Kensei Sugayama
Dept of English
Kobe City Univ. of Foreign Studies
Department of Linguistics
University of Manchester
e-mail: XJ9K-SGYM@j.asahi-net.or.jp
e-mail: k.sugayama@stud.man.ac.uk
LL Issue: 8.706
Date posted: 12-May-1997



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