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One of Those Constructions that Really Needs a Proper Analysis

Arnold, D and Lucas, C (2016) 'One of Those Constructions that Really Needs a Proper Analysis.' In: Arnold, D and Butt, M and Crysmann, B and King, TH and M�ller, S, (eds.) Proceedings of the Joint 2016 Conference on Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar and Lexical Functional Grammar. CSLI Publications, 43 - 63.


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We describe, and provide an HPSG account of, a hitherto little studied English construction (of which the title of the paper is an instance) involving an agreement mismatch: a partitive construction in which a plural nominal is apparently modified by a singular relative clause.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2017 16:03
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:18

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