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Another kind of dependency has to do with the 18 PETER W. JUSCZYK relationships among certain auxiliaries and verb forms. We say “the dog is running” but not “the dog can running”. For the learner, one of the interesting, and potentially problematic, properties of these dependencies is the fact that the critical elements can often occur at some remove from each other in an utterance. So, although we might say “Everyone is baking bread”, in which the critical elements occur almost adjacent to each other, we can also say “Everyone is not very skillfully baking bread”, in which the critical elements are separated by a five-syllable adverbial phrase.

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