VPE

material on Verb Phrase Ellipsis in English: inventory of postings; inventory of examples; index of examples

On coding: Consider example #30, marked up to indicate the antecedent (underlined) and the ellipsis (with empty underlining).

lost weight with Jenny Craig, and you can ___, too.

This is coded:

FIN ant, BSE ell

That is, the antecedent is a FIN VP, and the ellipsis is a BSE VP (understood: lose weight with Jenny Craig).

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