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Query:   Re: Syntax and Semantics of
Author:  Graeme Forbes
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   THANKS TO THE MANY PEOPLE WHO RESPONDED TO MY QUERY ABOUT WHY YOU CAN
SAY (1) BUT CAN'T SAY (22):

(1) I SAW JOHN LEAVE.
(2) I PHOTOGRAPHED JOHN LEAVE.

OTHER SENSORY VERBS LIKE

LL Issue: 9.227
Date Posted: 14-Feb-1998
Original Query: Read original query