Pluractional comparisons

Linguistics and Philosophy 35 (1):57-110 (2012)
This paper develops a semantic analysis of data like It is getting colder and colder. Their meaning is argued to arise from a combination of a comparative with pluractionality. The analysis is embedded in a general theory of plural predication and pluractionality. It supports a semantic theory involving a family of syntactic plural operators.
Keywords Plural predication  Pluractionality  Comparison
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DOI 10.1007/s10988-012-9111-3
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