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Autor:  M Rob
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Data:  04/JUL/2007 7:21 PM
Assunto:  speaker's intent
 
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Thanks for the discussion / expansion on this point

 

I had never thought about this 'psychological' difference in the language use

 

Of course, my comment was not intended as a criticism of  Márcio Farias - but it appeared from my 'anglo-australian' perspective that the 'cart had been placed before the horse'

 

Now I have an insight into the difference between the two paradigms of usage

 

As a contributor who is guilty to the highest degree of going on about the verb structure differences between English and other languages, I think this is an important point (which requires further development at some latter stage - apologies in advance! ) Perhaps the importance of the speaker's intent in english is reflected in the more flexible structural framewrok of the verb

 

Thanks to all contributors

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
added to vs. contributed to  –  Márcio Farias  02/JUL/2007, 1:30 PM
added to vs. contributed to  –  Dale/CR  02/JUL/2007, 5:29 PM
added to vs. contributed to  –  Márcio Farias  02/JUL/2007, 8:42 PM
speaker's intent  –  m rob  02/JUL/2007, 5:44 PM
speaker's intent  –  Márcio Farias  02/JUL/2007, 8:49 PM
speaker's intent  –  Ricardo - EMB  03/JUL/2007, 9:45 AM
speaker's intent  –  Dale/CR  03/JUL/2007, 11:20 AM
speaker's intent  –  Márcio Farias  03/JUL/2007, 1:21 PM
 speaker's intent  –  M Rob  04/JUL/2007, 7:21 PM

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