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    i hope to know the defferences between intensives verbes and extansives verbs and thanks a lot

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    extensive (adj.) A term used to refer to structures where there is no close semantic relationship between elements of a structure, such as subject and object (e.g., he stroked the dog) or direct and indirect objects (e.g., he gave me a letter). Extensive verbs are either transitive or intransitive, and are contrasted with intensive verbs. [page 173]

    Source: A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics

    intensive (adj.) A term used to refer to structures where there is a close semantic relationship between elements of a structure, such as between subject and complement (e.g., they called him Fred) or in apposition (e.g., John the butcher ... ). The verbs involved in intensive constructions are called intensive verbs or 'linking verbs'. [page 238]

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