HW 2 - Erin Marek LIN 306 Semanticity 6. Explain the...

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Erin Marek LIN 306 Semanticity 6. Explain the semantic ambiguity of the following sentences by providing two or more sentences that paraphrase the multiple meanings. a. He waited by the bank. He waited by the place where money can be exchanged. He waited by the side of the river. b. Is he really that kind? Is he really that kind of person? Is he really that nice? e. When he got the clear title to the land, it was a good deed. When he got the clear title to the land, it was a good proof of property ownership. When he got the clear title to the land, it was a good thing done. g. He saw that gasoline can explode. He saw that gasoline is able to explode. He saw that gasoline canister explode. h. You should see her shop. You should see her shop for clothes. You should see her place of business. 8. A. The (a) and (b) words are male. The (a) words are human. The (b) words are animal. C. The (a) words are place and thing nouns. The (b) words are concepts.
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2008 for the course LIN 306 taught by Professor Shields during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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HW 2 - Erin Marek LIN 306 Semanticity 6. Explain the...

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