Does anyone know what the term 'adjacent partners' means in terms of dialogue.
Also, what are verb redundancies?
A: "Good morning. How are you?"
B: "Fine thanks. You?" (Naturally this calls for another adjacent response).
Perhaps "How are you" and "Fine thanks" are adjacent partners. They are certainly adjacency pairs.
A redundant verb is a verb that forms the preterit or the perfect participle in two or more ways, and so as to be both regular and irregular; as, thrive, thrived or throve, thriving, thrived or thriven:
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