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Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Subject: Ts0Ax1

This tree family is selected by adjectives that take sentential subjects. The sentential subjects can be indicative or infinitive. Note that these trees are anchored by adjectives, not verbs. Most adjectives that take the Adjective Small Clause tree family (see section 6.21) take this family as well.6.6 Small clauses are explained in much greater detail in section 9.3. This section is presented here for completeness. 3,185 adjectives select this tree family.
decadent, incredible, uncertain
to eat raspberry chocolate truffle ice cream is decadent .
that Carl could eat a large bowl of it is incredible .
whether he will actually survive the experience is uncertain .
Declarative tree:
See Figure 6.23.


{Declarative Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Subject Tree: $\alpha$s0Ax1


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

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