From: Mike Sangrey (msangrey@BlueFeltHat.org)
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 08:35:18 EST
> 1. Is the action ALWAYS continuous or are there acceptions.
One of the things I try to keep in mind (and this is NOT the whole story)
is that certain words naturally are NOT continuous.
I run for health reasons. (`run' is a continuous activity.)
This guy stops right in the middle of the street! (one can not
In other words, one of the details to keep in mind when analyzing verbs is
the interplay between tense/aspect and lexical semantics.
"The first one last wins."
"A net of highly cohesive details reveals the truth."
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