The grammar of future time reference in European languages

  title={The grammar of future time reference in European languages},
  author={{\"O}. Dahl},
As the title suggests, this chapter is about the ways in which speakers of European languages talk about the future; more specifically, the grammatical devices that are used in doing so. At the centre of the investigation, we will n ecessarily find the things traditionally called future tenses. Since their theoretical status has been the object of considerable controversy, and since we want to be open for other potentially interesting phenomena, the delimitation of the area of study is kept… Expand
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