[Ads-l] "disappear" as a transitive verb

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 26 19:09:00 EDT 2020


And after they've been disappeared (gmail non-transitively suggested
"after they've disappeared"), they are then "the disappeared" or "los
desaparecidos"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_War
These individuals who suddenly vanished are called los desaparecidos,
meaning "the missing ones" or "disappeared".


On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 5:19 PM victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> It's fairly common terminology among international human rights NGOs AFAIK.
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> VS
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> On Wed, Aug 26, 2020, 15:03 Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Here is some more on this. BB
> > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126192.html =
> > <http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126192.html>
> > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126196.html =
> > <http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126196.html>
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> > > On 26 Aug 2020, at 11:41, James Landau =
> > <00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> wrote:
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> > > In a mass email from one Scott Roberts at colorofchange.org, the =
> > heading was "Tampa police tried to disappear this Black woman".
> > > |=20
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> > > James Landau
> > > jjjrlandau at netscape.com
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