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Linguistic Inquiry

Winter 2004, Vol. 35, No. 1, Pages 97-124
(doi: 10.1162/002438904322793356)
© 2004 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Double Objects Again
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Abstract

In this article, we explore the interaction of the verb again with double object constructions and the corresponding NP+PP constructions. The restitutive reading that again gives rise to in combination with these predicates supports an analysis of double object constructions according to which they contain a small clause with a head predicate HAVE, and an analysis of the corresponding NP+PP constructions that is not transformationally related and varies according to the verb contained in the structures