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The following sentences are ambiguous and may contain vague terms. Identify the vague terms and type(s) of ambiguity in play. 1. I hit the man with the umbrella. 2. Jones ran to the woman without a hat. 3. Books have more pages than magazines. 4. Wolves cover a larger range than polar bears. 5. Wolves eat more than deer. 6. Jones ran a marathon. 7. She wants to see David Bowie live. 8. Jones wants to see the farm produce. 9. The child has her father’s eyes. 10. Marlowe wrote as well as Shakespeare. 11. We drive the same car. 12. Jones is very tall and thin. 13. Driver: Do I turn left? Passenger: Right. 14. As Jones walked down the street quickly he saw the bank he was looking for. 15. The class is very small and stuffy. Responses: 1. Syntactic: ‘I hit the man who was holding an umbrella’ vs ‘I used an umbrella to hit the man.’ 2. Syntactic: ‘Jones ran to the woman without his hat’ vs ‘Jones ran to the woman who was not wearing a hat.
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