Re: a hard day’s labor
Originally Posted by suprunp
***** NOT A TEACHER *****
Yes, I remember reading Professor Quirk's brilliant discussion.
It will be exciting to see what the teachers have to say about it.
"A hard day's labor" may, indeed, be different from "the old man's sight."
Your post shows once again that many advanced learners understand grammar
much better than many ordinary native speakers, many of whom (such as I) have
never studied university-level "grammar." (Is that "linguistics"?)
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