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B) adverbials may influence a sentence's classification as (un)bounded and (a)telic (cf. ). 2. e. the situation remains the same throughout the time it holds. This characteristic has also been called the subinterval property. Bounded sen- Tests 21 tences refer to heterogeneous situations: if we focus on subintervals of the bounded sentence, the activity differs in the different stages of the situation, "they cannot be broken down into smaller entities that can be indicated with the same name" (Declerck 1991a: 264): 13 (15) b.

G. in a second. In (20b), the m-adverbial is understood as referring to the final point in time of the period preceding the situation (cf. also (24a) and (24b)): Tests (20) a. b. c. 12 The train arrived in 5 minutes. ) I agree with Moens (1987: 71) that the time adverbial in (20c) refers to the period of time which precedes the actual arrival on top of the mountain (cf. also Van Voorst 1987: 264). However, unlike Moens, I do not believe that a similar line of reasoning is applicable to (20b). e.

E. " 16 Definition of the concepts bounded-unbounded and telic-atelic c. Moens argues that the addition of a/or-adverbial to a process or state results in a culminated process (Moens 1987: 67, 70). As will be shown below, it is only if the adverbial forms part of the aim to be reached or if it refers to an inherent endpoint that the sentence with a /or-adverbial can be called a telic proposition. John played in the garden for two hours is telic only if it was John's intention to engage in this activity for a particular length of time (cf.

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