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clause

Vox populi A phrase in a legal document that binds the contracting parties to do a thing. See Benefits not provided clause, Conscience clause, Consent to settle clause, Consultation clause, Delaney clause, Gag clause, Grandfather clause, Hold harmless clause, Incontestable clause, Indemnification clause, Insuring clause, Most favored nation clause, Noncompete clause, Recurring clause.
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The theory espoused by Moshavi is certainly appealing on the syntactic level, since it attempts to explain what looks like an anomaly for typical Hebrew clausal syntax.
In a cursory examination of college textbooks, I found numerous instances of clausal coordination with a coordinator, but no comma.
This analysis receives strong support from the fact that specific grammatical contexts consistently favor the selection of the field as clausal subject with verbs that usually favor their participants.
The joke is the state of exception of discourse because it suddenly edits, once again, the primary scene of every speaker: the grafting of the clausal thought onto nonlinguistic drives.
2006, The Syntax of Ke-Clause and Clausal Extraposition in Modern Persian, Austin (PhD Thesis.
Hortatives generally occur in main clauses or, if in dependent contexts, then as clausal complements of verbs of speaking or epistemic verbs such as qala 'say' and alima 'know'; they tend to have reduced morphological contrasts, and they express exhortations or wishes.
Este acumulo de funcoes traduz-se num segmento A clausal e hibrido, o qual denominaremos de 'pequena clausula'.
But for them the number of participants in an event is only one among many parameters of clausal transitivity.
That is, one branch of Langpo's poetry can be seen as based in a generative grammar, with a tendency toward purposeful violations of selectional restrictions of syntactic elements at clausal levels--what I would call its "synthetic" wing (Palmer, Silliman, Hejinian, Armantrout, Watten, Perelman, etc.
This DF exposes the information gap embedded in 8, at that moment I foresaw the events of the next few weeks and 10, that there were stirring times ahead, an elusive metalanguage for simultaneous revelation of a narrative event in definite circumstantial, and concealment in contextual gaps centring the evaluative adverbial circumstantial in immediate clausal context.
1) In grammatical terms, the main difference between adpositions and quasi-adpositions is that the semi-complement and the quasi-adposition can be separated by other clausal elements.
And because the order of the clausal constituents is reversed, the two clauses are syntactically interdependent, with the authenticator simultaneously serving as the apodosis of the conditional phrase.