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syntax_exercise - a) We have captured the turtle with the...

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a) We have captured the turtle with the net. Meaning 1: “We have used a net to capture the turtle”: Meaning 2: “We have captured the turtle which was in possession of the net”: Parse 1 S NP Pron We Aux have VP V captured NP Art the N turtle PP P with NP Art the N net Parse 2 S NP Pron We Aux have VP V captured NP Art the N turtle PP P with NP Art the N net b) The great import sinks. Meaning 1: “A great imported object sinks”:
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Parse 1 S NP Art the AP A great N import VP V sinks Parse 2 S NP Art the N great VP V import NP N sinks c) We offered the mighty bruins. Meaning 1: “We offered the mighty bruins to somebody”: Meaning 2: “We offered bruins to the mighty”: Parse 1 S NP Pron We VP V offered NP Art the AP A mighty N bruins Parse 2 S NP Pron We VP V offered NP Art the N mighty NP N bruins d) UCLA and USC’s departments. Meaning 1: “UCLA’s departments and USC’s departments”:
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course LING 20 taught by Professor Schutze during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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