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    semantic roles

    hi,

    i have a question! can anybody tell me, how to analyse semantic roles of 'resulting copular verb sentences'?

    thank you


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    Re: semantic roles

    Not without full context!

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    Re: semantic roles

    for example

    NEARLY 100,000 young people go missing in Britain each year.

    I have read, that resulting copular verbs are always retional processes, which take a carrier and a resulting attribute.
    my question would be, if the subject could also be an agent?

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    Re: semantic roles

    for example

    NEARLY 100,000 young people go missing in Britain each year.

    I have read, that resulting copular verbs are always retional processes, which take a carrier and a resulting attribute.
    my question would be, if the subject could also be an agent?

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