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The articles during this edited quantity symbolize more than a few methods to learning the position of verbal point in grammatical edition. matters addressed contain: defining the variable context; operationalizing aspectual differences as components conditioning linguistic edition; and the perfect variety of aspectual differences and degrees. except bringing to gentle a number of methodological and analytical matters, this Read more...

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Already makes time that she is herself dedicating to-the ballet ? For a while, she’s dedicating herself to the ballet. ’ b. Eu tô saindo muito pouco… i am leaving very little ? I’m going out very little. ’ Brazilian linguists tend to call EG ‘progressive’ (cf. Gonçalves 2003; Wachowicz 2003), but such a term is inaccurate in light of the range of aspectual readings available for this construction. Here I use ‘progressive’ to refer to the aspectual meaning conveyed in (1) and (2), rather than to EG itself (cf.

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