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Kyle Johnson (2004). Chapter 8.

URL: http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~kbj/ling601/Content/601Chapter08.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 1643&langcode=ita (2020-08-08).


Example #1:

    (43)    a.         Faró         scrivere Giovanni.
    I will make    write Johnny
    `I will make    Johnny write.'
Example #2:

    b.         Faró         lavorare alcuni prigionieri.
    I will make    work a few prisoners
    `I will make    a few prisoners work.'
Example #3:

    (45)    a.         Faccio    telefonare Giovanni a Maria.
    I will make telephone Johnny to Mary
    `I will make Johnny telephone Mary.'
Example #4:

    b. * Gli      faccio   telefonare Giovanni.
    I to-him will make telephone Johnny
    `I will make Johnny telephone him.'
Example #5:

    (47)    Alcuni prigionieri furono fatti lavorare.
    a few prisoners were made work
    `A few prisoners were made to work.'
Example #6:

    (49) Maria ha fatto riparare la macchina a Giovanni
    Mary has made repair the car         to John
    `Mary has made John repair the car.'
Example #7:

    (50)   * Gli     faccio    scrivera une lettera a Maria.
    I to him will make write a letter to Mary
    `I will make Mary write a letter to him.'
Example #8:

    (51) La macchina fu fatta riparare a Giovanni
    the car      was made repair to John
    `The car was made to be repaired by John.'