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Complementation of gerundial infinitives
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A gerundial infinitive behaves as an NP outside its projection. Inside its projection, it may display a mix of verbal and nominal properties. More specifically, it may be nominalised before or after a complement has been attached to it. This has consequences for licensing indirect objects in gerundial infinitives, for licensing agent and theme arguments and for licensing subcategorised PPs. Verb clusters may be nominalised as gerundial infinitives and as ordinary infinitives.

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