approximative VP adverbials

Kim & Rima McKinzey rkm at SLIP.NET
Wed Jan 24 08:54:39 UTC 2001

> there a characterization of
>this aspectual condition that would predict that it's lifted when
>"about" is modified by "just", or is this just a arbitrary fact about
>my variety?

My Oklahoma born and bred mother-in-law surprised me with her use of
about in that way.  I'm comfortable with "just about" in most of
those environments.


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