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From: Terry Reigel <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Pronoun question
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 14:33:24 -0500
References: <5.1.0.14.2.20021127180800.00ac77a0@POP3.tiscali.nl>


David Ward wrote:

> In the following example sentence: "[W] awarded [P] temporary
> guardianship of his grandchildren."
>
> What I would like to say is: "[W] awarded "him" etc., etc.." when it
> is perfectly clear that "him" only refers to [P].
>
> The use of [PM] for "him" referring to [P] cannot be used.
>
> OK but why?


I can't tell you why, but there is a solution that works in most cases.
Use the Role format, with the variable [RM:Principal] -- because
Principal actually is a Role.

Terry Reigel



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