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Linguistic Test 22

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A repair that results from a process that was begun by the addressee of the repaired utterance

A clause, in a language with the grammatical category of switch reference that contains an indication as to whether or not one of its arguments is coreferential with an argument of a reference clause

A verb that occurs only in third person singular forms has no specified agent and has a dummy subject or no subject.

A lexical item that signals a morphosyntactic operation.

A referent that has not been mentioned previously in the discourse is assumed by the speaker to be previously unknown to the addressee

Anything, real or imagined, that a person may talk about

An illocutionary act, whether successful or unsuccessful, in which one or more of the preparatory or sincerity conditions for the act are not met

A force schema that provides an understanding of physical or metaphorical counteracting forces is based on a prototypical schema consisting of countervailing forces acting on a target

A distinction in place deixis that indicates that the location is not in visual range

Social deixis is deictic reference to some social characteristic of a referent (especially a person) apart from any relative ranking of referents

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