"this" and "that" are not recognized as subjects sometimes when they are

Zhuo Chen czcindy426 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 19:44:02 UTC 2014


Forgot to say that the same thing with "these" and "those". 

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 1:41:53 PM UTC-4, Zhuo Chen wrote:
>
> Dear CHIBOLTS:
>
> I found that when "that" functions as the subject, it is always tagged as 
> a LINK except in "that's". In the non-contracted form "that is", "that" is 
> not recognized as a subject either. I'm attaching three pictures of "that" 
> here. One with "that's" in it ("that" tagged as subject correctly) and one 
> with "that is" ("that" fails to be tagged as subject) and one with "that" 
> followed by a verb where "that" tagged as a LINK. 
>
> In "that will", "that" is recognized as subject successfully, but in 
> "that'll", "that" is tagged as LINK. I'm attaching two pictures to show 
> this. 
>
> As for "this", GRASP tier recognizes it as subject when it is followed by 
> "is" or "will", but when it is followed by other verbs, it is merely tagged 
> as a Determiner, not a subject. I'm attaching three pictures of "this" 
> followed by "is", "will" and another verb respectively. 
>
> Thank you!
>
> Best,
> Cindy
>
>

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