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Query Subject:   Meaning Analysis of a Sentence
Author:   Hans Prufer
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DEAR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH,
COULD YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE? I'D RATHER NOT GIVE ANY DETAILS ON WHY I WOULD BE ASKING THIS IIN ORDER TO RULE OUT ANY BIAS BASED ON MY EXPLANATION. YOUR REPLY WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND I WILL POST THE SUMMARY OF MY INQUIRY.

THE MAN GIVES A DOG A WATER.
LL Issue: 14.588
Date posted: 28-Feb-2003