Verb catalog - lexical aspect

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Re: Verb catalog - lexical aspect

Postby MAubrey » September 15th, 2012, 11:19 am

Louis L Sorenson wrote:Is the bold text still true today? Funk was written in the 1970's.

In a word: "Yes."

But its not as bad as it sounds. Historically, the people who have done the grammar writing have also been the ones who knew the language so incredibly well that their intuitions were rather reliable.

However, the situation today is, well, different.
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Re: Verb catalog - lexical aspect

Postby RandallButh » September 16th, 2012, 2:03 am

It's part of what makes scaling the hills of fluency so time consuming. But staying in the valleys should not be an option.
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