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In (8) and (9), ditransitive verbs are causativized periphrastically instead of with the morphological means used for intransitive and transitive verbs.
Functional categories may be attributed to a construction without this being reflected in its morphology or periphrastically. So that we associate a locative functor with the last word in I'll see you Tuesday even in the absence of a distinct realisation for the functor, even morphologically.
Rather, this is a related Fair One, a still living woman and a stand-in for the female reader, who is horrified and moved by the sight of Beauty's "Damask Cheek." Although her distress is honest, that her fate will be similar is indicated by the way in which her "conscious Tears / Stand thick as Dew-drops on the Bells of Flow'rs," the simile periphrastically returning us to the worms' banquetting spot (G, 253-54).
and periphrastically denominate the Philosophy of Taste, rhe theory of the Fine
As early as The Ego and the Id, Freud had firmly established that the superego is essentially a matter of "Reprasentanz" (Freud 1923, G.W., 264), a term which it is hard to translate into French or English, but which may perhaps be rendered periphrastically as "that which is of the order of the representative, of the action of representing." The superego exerts its influence over human beings only thanks to a specific relationship to the sphere of "representation." This relationship constitutes our "manner of being" as humans (or at least as humans of a given period), and it is a relationship to which we are subject from the very first.
The verb nime(n), ~to take', is used periphrastically here.
The poem, according to him, expands periphrastically a familiar stereotype or cliche abundantly familiar to the reading audience.
This characteristic is possibly related to the fact that the comparative and superlative degree of MGr colour adjectives is expressed periphrastically, not inflectionally.