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Jóhanna Barðdal & Thórhallur Eythórsson (2005). Case and Control Constructions in German, Faroese and Icelandic.

URL: http://www.hf.uib.no/i/lili/SLF/ans/barddal/WPSS.75.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 4012&langcode=deu (2020-08-11).


Example #1:

    c.   Er beabsichtigt, ____ sich zu beweisen.                          German
    he.NOM intends PRO.NOM self.REFL.ACC to prove.INF
    `He intends to prove himself.'
Example #2:

    ____ geholfen zu werden.
    PRO.DAT helped to become.INF
    `Before the search it is possible to get help from a lawyer.'
Example #3:

    zu werden, benutzt seine Luca Leidensstory, um mir in den Bauch zu hauen
    to become.INF uses his Luca suffer-story to me in the belly to punch
    uses his Luca Leidensstory to punch me in the belly.'
Example #4:

    Kndigungen sind da, um ____ widersprochen zu werden.
    notices are there for PRO.DAT contradicted to become.INF
    `Notices are not there to be accepted. Notices are there to be contradicted.'
Example #5:

    d.   Ich brenne ja darauf ____ widersprochen zu werden.
    I burn of-course of PRO.DAT contradicted to become.INF
    `I simply cannot await being challenged.'
Example #6:

    (7)    Wer den Herrgott verleumdet ist es nicht wert ____ geholfen zu werden.
    who the.ACC God calumniates is it not worthy PRO.DAT helped to become.INF
    `He who calumniates God is not worthy of being helped.'
Example #7:

    Geld, es geht um den Glauben.
    money it goes of the faith
    being helped will be helped. What matters here is not money, but faith.'
Example #8:

    mgen. berdem, wenn man ber den Kreis der Erfahrung hinaus ist, so
    is one sure PRO.DAT through experience not contradicted to become.INF
    to be contradicted by experience.'
Example #9:

    bedeutet in diesem Falle auch, kaum eine Reaktion zu erhalten.
    means in this case also hardly a reaction to receive
    hardly gets any reactions at all.' (www.qualitative-research.net/
Example #10:

    Bundesrepublik [...] nicht.
    Federal-Republic [...] not.
    does not exist in Germany. (www.freitag.de/2002/45/02450402.php, 2002)
Example #11:

    (10)   Ihnen ist aber nicht ohne Grund von anderen widersprochen worden, ...
    you.DAT is but not without reason by others contradicted be(come).INF ...
    `You are not being contradicted by others without a reason ...'
Example #12:

    ii) ... dass es den Mitgliedern der GEMA obliegt, ____ zu entscheiden ...
    that it the.DAT members the.GEN GEMA are-obliged PRO.NOM to decide.INF
    `... that the members of GEMA have the obligation to decide ...'