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The Dutch causative construction
On predicate formation
variations on a theme
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according actual affairs Agent alternative analysis appear applied argument assignment assume basic causative construction Causee Chapter clause complement complete concerning Consider constituent ordering construction coordination corresponding defined definite derived described discussed distinctive door Dutch elements English entity ergative example explained expression fact Focus further give given Goal grammar hand incorporation indicates input interpreted involved John John bought languages laten lead liet linguistic main clause marked Mary means nominal Notice Object Object function occur operation original pairs passive pattern Peter phrase Piet position possible postverbal pragmatic functions predicate formation predicate-frames present principles properties question reason referents relation relative clause relevant represented respect restricted result rules schema semantic functions sentence similar specified structure Subj Subject syntactic functions Tail Theme theory tion Topic transitive underlying unmarked verb verbal