Transitive Particle Verbs in English : The Neutral Order Evidence from Speech Production


With regard to the splitting of the verb-particle complex, the behaviour of English PV's differs from that of their German, Dutch, and Scandinavian counterparts. It is assumed in generative circles that the complex verb is base-generated in the VP-fmal position in the V2-1anguages German and Dutch. In V2 contexts such as main clauses the verb obligatorily… (More)

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