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Intransitive complementive predication

Intransitive complementive predication involves the copular use of an intransitive verb with an Adposition Phrase (PP). The intransitive verb may be an aspectual verb of being such as wêze to be, lizze to lie or an aspectual verb of becoming such as wurde to become, reitsje to get. It can also be a modal verb such as moatte must or a a motional verb used as a resultative such as dûnsje to dance. The last option is that it is an evidential verb such as lykje to appear.


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