Know a good foreign name for a cat with no tail?

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Post by ka » 29 Jan 2003 01:01

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Boubbie

Hope, you were able to resist the chocolate cake. I wasn't!
Please allow me to correct a mistake you made: dare is never followed by a gerund. It is either a modal ( he daren't ask them) or a verb (he doesn't dare to ask them). The modal has no simple past form. So: Why didn't you dare to ask them. I' ve also heard: why didn't you dare ask them.


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Post by ChrisP » 29 Jan 2003 10:23

Hello and

Excuse me everybody, but how exactly is this helping Alison in her quest?

She has a cat with no tail (can't be helped), and still without a name (can be). Come on linguists!!

Chris

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Post by Beaumont » 29 Jan 2003 14:04

ChrisP wrote:Hello and

Excuse me everybody, but how exactly is this helping Alison in her quest?

She has a cat with no tail (can't be helped), and still without a name (can be). Come on linguists!!

Chris
Well she was offered 8 different names and she hasn't even made any comment, so it's normal that we end up talking with each other... :-?
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Post by boubbie » 30 Jan 2003 19:06

karine debarge wrote::hello:

Boubbie

Hope, you were able to resist the chocolate cake. I wasn't!
Please allow me to correct a mistake you made: dare is never followed by a gerund. It is either a modal ( he daren't ask them) or a verb (he doesn't dare to ask them). The modal has no simple past form. So: Why didn't you dare to ask them. I' ve also heard: why didn't you dare ask them.


Karine
Thanks.
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