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Thanks for this point! In context of the course we defined things in such a
way that 'there' and 'here' count as (among other things) PPs, but you're
quite right that that's revisionist terminology and that some other
characterization of what's a valid second complement would be clearer.

On Sep 7, 2017 14:29, "Eyal Minsky-Fenick" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Actually, it doesn't need a prepositional phrase. A pronoun of location
works just as well:
Put it there.
I put it over here.

On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 13:02 B. R. George <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> I'm sure there's some specialized term term, but I'd just say something
> like 'requires both a nominal and a locative PP as complements, in that
> order' to my intro Syntax students. There are so many different verb
> selectional behaviors that I think having a general open-ended succinct
> descriptive language is usually clearer than having a large number of
> hyperspecialized terms for specific cases.
>
> B
>
> On Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 12:22 PM, Mitchell Halley <
> [log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > so put is a transitive verb right but in order to use it you also need a
> > prepositional phrase
> > there's almost certainly a word for that type of transitivity but idk
> what
> > it is please help
> >
>
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