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Agreement, word order and semantics

Te-infinitives can be used in positions in which adjectives are found, just like present and past participles. They do not systematically exhibit agreement in the attributive construction. They only occur with specific readings in the constructions in which they can occur. Their use is, furthermore, idiomatically restricted. This can be studied in the following four adjectival key constructions: the attributive, the complementive predicative, the partitive and the adverbial.


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