LINGUIST List 28.1143

Mon Mar 06 2017

Qs: Awkward Sentence

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <kenlinguistlist.org>


Date: 04-Mar-2017
From: Winnie Tong <cuteskunkyyahoo.ca>
Subject: Awkward Sentence
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Is there anything wrong with this sentence: ''The gardens are relaxing.'' It appears the gardens are doing the action of relaxing.


Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Semantics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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