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Q. I heard that HIV is no longer considered a terminal illness?!? I saw a T.V. program about it and they said it’s a “chronic disease”. What does that means?? Is it true?

A. It’s true, it’s no longer considered terminal, but believe me, don’t throw away your condoms…the medication prolongs life and give you a chance to live but they are expensive and have nasty side effects. Enough to make you consider stop using them, and then the HIV comes back like nothing happened. Protect your self. It’s MUCH cheaper and wiser..

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In all our examples of personal locative (-n-en), illative (-n-e), elative (-n-es) and terminative (-n-oz) forms of nouns, the possessive markers precede the case markers, and at least for the first three of these cases we know this is the only possible ordering.
Isothermal measurement was carried out at 250 [degrees]C under conditions of terminative resistor 4 MQ and frequency 1 kHz.
There are few articles discussing the status of the Votic comitative and terminative, and even less studies of the same question in Lower Luga Ingrian.
To clarify the status of the Votic comitative and terminative in the contemporary language using recently collected field data.
To define the status of the comitative and terminative in contemporary Lower Luga Ingrian.
Both sentences are well formed and grammatical; they differ only in terms of the auxiliary construction as a means of expressing terminative aspect and speaker stance.
Its use has been accounted for in reference grammars and linguistic treatments as a marker of "emotive terminative aspect" (Soga 1983).
As for "emotive terminative aspect," Soga points out that the construction may imply either regret or pride, depending upon whether or not the outcome expressed is an undesirable one (in the case of regret) or a desirable one (in the case of pride).
Renvall): Essive * Essive * Essive Essive Factive Factive Factive Translative Illative Illative Illative Illative Inessive Inessive Inessive Inessive Elative Elative Elative Elative Allative Allative Allative Allative Adessive Adessive Adessive Adessive Ablative Ablative Ablative Ablative Caritive Caritive * Abessive Abessive * Instrumental * Comitative Comitative * Terminative
Verkuyl notes that the inner argument determines whether the VP is durative or terminative.
Thus, the path function l is a function that will map the specified quantity 3 at position i + 2 to the value + terminative of the relevant VP.
1~, terminative 'come to an end, reach completion'.