Stage and Adjunct Predicates: Licensing and Structure in Secondary Predication Constructions

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This paper examines the different properties of certain constructions of secondary predication, i.e., constructions containing a predicator in addition to the verb, with a focus on the way such constructions meet the constraints of a theory of licensing.
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publicationKnowledge and Language: Volume II Lexical and Conceptual Structure
EditorsEric Reuland, Werner Abraham
StatePublished - 1993


  • Argument Structure
  • Secondary Predication
  • Sentence Subject
  • Lexical Representation
  • Small Clause

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