next up previous contents
Next: Sentential Subject with `to' Up: Verb Classes Previous: PP Small Clause with

Intransitive Sentential Subject: Ts0V

Only the verb matter selects this tree family. The sentential subject can be indicative (complementizer required) or infinitive (complementizer optional).
to arrive on time matters considerably .
that Joshi attends the meetings matters to everyone .
Declarative tree:
See Figure 6.30.
Figure: Declarative Intransitive Sentential Subject Tree: $\alpha $s0V

Other available trees:
wh-moved subject, adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.

XTAG Project