Viewing test suite subordination2_pp_pp

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100% (8/8)
Number of items
23
Reference
James, Syntax. 1956. 'Syntactic Strucgyms'
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Items for subordination2_pp_pp
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Subordinate clause 1 Subject PP Modifier Subordinate clause 2 Object PP Modifier Period
Item Condition Subordinate clause 1 Subject PP Modifier Subordinate clause 2 Object PP Modifier Period
1 Sub As the doctor in a long white lab coat studied the textbook about several recent advances in cancer therapy .
1 No-sub The doctor in a long white lab coat studied the textbook about several recent advances in cancer therapy .
2 Sub After the hunter with a very expensive rifle shot the deer on the run for its life .
2 No-sub The hunter with a very expensive rifle shot the deer on the run for its life .
3 Sub Because students in the teacher 's third grade class disliked the material on the evolution of the reproductive system .
3 No-sub The students in the teacher 's third grade class disliked the material on the evolution of the reproductive system .
4 Sub When the general in the green uniform and black boots entered the cantina in the middle of the busy camp .
4 No-sub The general in the green uniform and black boots entered the cantina in the middle of the busy camp .
5 Sub After the mailman with the friendly face delivered the newspaper from a city far away .
5 No-sub The mailman with the friendly face delivered the newspaper from a city far away .
6 Sub While lawyers from the city up north printed the documents on very expensive recycled paper .
6 No-sub The lawyers from the city up north printed the documents on very expensive recycled paper .
7 Sub Because editor with higher standards than anyone liked the manuscript about the failed local politicians .
7 No-sub The editor with higher standards than anyone liked the manuscript about the failed local politicians .
8 Sub Since nurse from the neighboring hospital down the street lost her glasses from the expensive jewelry store down the street .
8 No-sub The nurse from the neighboring hospital down the street lost her glasses from the expensive jewelry store down the street .
9 Sub Because the technician in blue overalls and gloves broke the computer in the basement of the office building .
9 No-sub The technician in blue overalls and gloves broke the computer in the basement of the office building .
10 Sub After the priest in long white flowing robes blessed the new building on the town 's main square .
10 No-sub The priest in long white flowing robes blessed the new building on the town 's main square .
11 Sub Because the architect from the rival firm across town inspected the blueprints from the local housing authority .
11 No-sub The architect from the rival firm across town inspected the blueprints from the local housing authority .
12 Sub Before the actor with the loud singing voice delivered the monologue on the true meaning of life .
12 No-sub The actor with the loud singing voice delivered the monologue on the true meaning of life .
13 Sub While pianist with the long fingers practiced the concerto with a difficult time signature .
13 No-sub The pianist with the long fingers practiced the concerto with a difficult time signature .
14 Sub Although the students in the third year class enjoyed the novel about life during the dust bowl .
14 No-sub The students in the third year class enjoyed the novel about life during the dust bowl .
15 Sub While the waiter with a noxious and negative attitude read the pamphlet on home repair and vegetable gardening .
15 No-sub The waiter with a noxious and negative attitude read the pamphlet on home repair and vegetable gardening .
16 Sub Before the assistant from the crowded office down the hall wrote the letter about potential corruption and bribery .
16 No-sub The assistant from the crowded office down the hall wrote the letter about potential corruption and bribery .
17 Sub After the diplomat from the allied country in Africa presented the poster on international peace and cooperation .
17 No-sub The diplomat from the allied country in Africa presented the poster on international peace and cooperation .
18 Sub While the officials in dark suits and bright ties reviewed the contract for increased salaries and bonuses .
18 No-sub The officials in dark suits and bright ties reviewed the contract for increased salaries and bonuses .
19 Sub Because the librarians in the New England town lost the plans for the nearly nonfunctional sewer system .
19 No-sub The librarians in the New England town lost the plans for the nearly nonfunctional sewer system .
20 Sub While the tourists from the village far away investigated the guidebook on local customs and religious rituals .
20 No-sub The tourists from the village far away investigated the guidebook on local customs and religious rituals .
21 Sub When the politicians in dark sports coats passed the new law on transparent tax reform and student debt .
21 No-sub The politicians in dark sports coats passed the new law on transparent tax reform and student debt .
22 Sub When the police from the small town in Alabama found new evidence about the alleged art thief .
22 No-sub The police from the small town in Alabama found new evidence about the alleged art thief .
23 Sub Before the students from foreign countries in Europe handed in their essays on the modern art world .
23 No-sub The students from foreign countries in Europe handed in their essays on the modern art world .
Predictions for subordination2_pp_pp
Region Left condition Relation Right condition
Description
Region Left condition Relation Right condition Description
Period No-sub < Sub The surprisal of region Period in condition No-sub will be less than in condition Sub.
Results for subordination2_pp_pp