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1. checklist of figures, images; 2. checklist of tables, pxi; three. Abbreviations, pxiii; four. Acknowledgments, pxv-xvii; five. 1. creation, p1-20; 6. 2. staring at English imperatives in motion, p21-56; 7. three. The which means of the English central, p57-92; eight. four. Accounting for the various findings in bankruptcy 2 and the alternative among imperatives and oblique directives, p93-119; nine. five. combined important structures: Passive, innovative, and perfective imperatives in English, p121-135; 10. 6. Conditional imperatives in English, p137-171; eleven. 7. English imperatives in concessive clauses, p173-196; 12. eight. jap imperatives, p197-219; thirteen. nine. Conclusions and customers, p221-224; 14. References, p225-236; 15. info assets, p237; sixteen. identify index, p239-240; 17. topic index, p241-242

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D. Tell me about the maps.  e.  (Malice, p. 178) (Sky, p. 188) (Sky, p. 278) (Pelican, p. 196) (Pelican, p. 26) (B) monotransitive: tell me + Interrogative (8/25 tokens) (12) a. Tell me, honestly. Isn’t that history more than you want to deal with?  (Malice, p. 402) b. Tell me, was Donna Ditullio agitated during the group therapy session, any inkling that she wasn’t quite with it?  (Deception, p. 64) c. Tell me, have you noticed any cognition at all in your daughter, any tearing when you mention her name?

Used with two objects). e. declaratives and interrogatives). In the four stories under investigation, tell occurred 106 times as imperative, whereas it occurs 298 times as declarative and 39 times as interrogative. 3, third-ranked verb let occurred frequently as imperative but occur infrequently elsewhere. In his corpus-based study of the syntax and discourse function of tell in comparison to promise, Biber (2000: 295) makes the following observations. e. with an indirect object, both in academic prose (as in The central mark tells us which region we are in) and in conversation (as in I’ll tell you what it is, I told him it might need a new switch, or She would tell me).

According to Table 2-1, the most frequent verbs in imperatives correspond to many of the verbs cited in reference grammar dictionaries. In Oxford Guide to English grammar (John Eastwood 1994: 31), for example, the imperative is exemplified by the sentences Come in, Read the instructions carefully, Do not remove this book from the library, Don’t make so much fuss, Do be careful, Get out your books, please, Just keep still a moment, Don’t tell anyone about this and Stop (as a sign). Among these, four verbs (which are underlined) out of nine are listed in the table.

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