Example Sentences

I shall keep all numbered sentences here for easy reference

(1) Sven kicked a puppy
(1b) A puppy kicked Sven

(2K) puq qlp loD
(2)   man hit child
(2E) The child hit the man

(3) svennus catulum calcitravit
(3b) catulum svennus calcitravit

(4) catulus svennum calcitravit
(4b) svennum catulus calcitravit

(5) I gave Jeff the money
(5b) I gave the money to Jeff

(6) Jeff, I gave the money

(7) I gave the money, Jeff
(7b) to Jeff, I gave the money

(8) bell-um                      omn-es                     vicit
(8) war-NOM/ACC.SG all-NOM/ACC.PL conquered

(9) Joey smokes Pall-Malls
(9b*) Joey smoke Pall-Malls

(10) a brown puppy
(10b) the tiny adorable brown puppy
(10c*) the the the puppy

(11) The Duke of Earl will brush his teeth in the airplane
(11b) [S[DetThe] [NDuke] [Pof] [NEarl] [Auxwill] [Vbrush] [Dethis] [Nteeth] [Pin] [Detthe] [Nairplane]]
(11c) his teeth, The Duke of Earl will brush
(11d) *brush his, The Duke of Earl will teeth
(11e) What will the Duke of Earl brush in the airplane? His teeth
(11f) Whose teeth will the Duke of Earl brush in the castle? His
(11g) Where will the Duke of Earl brush his teeth? In the airplane
(11h) Who will brush his teeth in the airplane? The Duke of Earl
(11i) What will the Duke of Earl do? Brush his teeth
(11k) The Duke will brush his airplane in his airplane
(11l) The teeth will brush his airplane in the Duke.

(11m) The Duke of Earl will brush his teeth
(11n) *The Duke of Earl will brush in the airplane
(11o) *The Duke of Earl will brush

(12a) Sven will put the microwave in the toilet on Friday
(12b) Sven will put the microwave in the toilet
(12c) *Sven will put the microwave on Friday
(12d) *Sven will put the microwave
(12e) *Sven will put in the toilet
(12f) *Sven will put

(12g) *Will put the microwave in the toilet

(13a) I will throw the ball to Steve on Friday
(13b) I will throw the ball to Steve
(13c) I will throw the ball on Friday
(13d) I will throw the ball
(13e) *I will throw on Friday
(13f) *I threw

(13g) *Will throw the ball to Jeff

(14a) I will eat Chinese food on Friday
(14b) I will eat Chinese food
(14c) I will eat on Friday
(14d) I will eat
(14e) *Will eat Chinese food

(15a) *I will sleep the alarm clock on Friday
(15b) *I will sleep the alarm clock
(15c) I will sleep on Friday
(15d) I will sleep
(15e) *Will sleep

(16a) Aeneas will defeat Turnus on Friday
(16b) Aeneas will defeat Turnus
(16c) *Aeneas will defeat on Friday
(16d) *Aeneas will defeat
(16e) *Will defeat

(17a) I ate (the fish)
(17b) I devoured *(the fish)
(17c) Stacy baked (bread)
(17d) Stacy microwaved *(the pop-tart)

(18a) The door opened
(18b) The key opened the door
(18c) Jeff opened the door with the key

(19a) Sue met *(Jeff)
(19b) Sue and Jeff met.
(19c) Sue and Jeff met each other.

(20a) *Sven put the microwave
(20b) *I threw
(20c) *Aeneas defeated
(20d) *ate
(20e) *slept

(21a) *Sven put the microwave in the toilet care
(22a) Sven put the microwave in the toilet with care
(21b) *I threw the ball the goalpost
(22b) I threw the ball through the goalpost
(21c) *Aeneas defeated Turnus Italy
(22c) Aeneas defeated Turnus in Italy
(21d) *I ate food knife
(22d) I ate food with a knife
(21e) *I slept the bed
(22e) I slept in the bed

(23a) The student of physics with long hair
(23b) Sven put the microwave in the toilet on Friday
(23c) The doctor was killed with the golf club by the butler with a limp at 12 o’clock on Friday in the Atrium

(24a) Sven kicked a puppy on Friday
(24b) *Sven kicked on Friday a puppy
(24c) Sven kicked at a puppy on Friday
(24d) *Sven kicked on Friday at a puppy
(24e) Sven kicked a puppy today
(24f) *Sven kicked today a puppy
(24g) Sven kicked at a puppy today
(24h) *Sven kicked today at a puppy

(25a) I ate (the meatballs)
(25b) I devoured the meatballs

(26a) I cooked (my dinner)
(26b) I microwaved my dinner

(27a) He kills for money.
(27b) Smoking kills.

 

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