On Fri, 21 Apr 2000, Nik Taylor wrote:
> Sally Caves wrote:
> > What about sentences like, "He wants you to call him, David, I mean."
> That's an afterthought. You started off saying "He wants you to call
> him", but then realized that the context might not be clear enough to
> indicate that "he" is David, so you stuck on that bit.
The context should also be clear enough to indicate that "him" is
David; the sentence might mean
"David wants you to call David",
"Tom wants you to call David", or
"David wants you to call Tom".
English (or Dutch either) doesn't have a way to disambiguate this
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