subact

subact

(sʌbˈækt)
vb (tr)
obsolete to subdue
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However, during the abduction, Brown was shot in the arm while struggling, a violent subact by Lake that appeared to have elements of both reactive and instrumental violence.
Each type of unit, from Move down to Subact, may be further specified grammatically by means of operators and/or lexically by means of modifiers.
It may be allocated to an ascriptive or referential Subact, a combination of Subacts, or the whole Communicated Content.
2) A right S-act A is U - (P) if and only if for every a [member of] A there exists a subact B of A such that a [member of] B and B satisfies Condition (P).
In the case of be going to, the verb to go gradually loses its ascriptive function; in terms of FDG, it can no longer be used to express an Subact of Ascription at the Interpersonal Level.
This approach can also handle interpersonal (and evaluative) adjectives, which do not restrict the SENSE of a lexeme but rather modify in various ways TUE SUBACT of referring, by expressing the evaluation by the speaker toward the referent.
Nevertheless, three evocational Subacts are performed; two referential Subacts that re-evoke the accessible discourse referents 'the butcher' and 'the meat', and one ascriptive Subact that evokes the Focal denotation 'shred'.
The speaker's strategic selection of new information (New Focus); the speaker's desire that the addressee should attend particularly to a Subact (Emphatic Focus); the speaker's desire to bring out the particular differences and similarities between two or more Communicate Contents (Contrastive Focus).
In (3), the anaphor that does not refer to the entity denoted, nor to the referential Subact used to evoke it, but to the phonological form used in the original speaker's expression.
Furthermore, this proposal would require a realignment of the current position regarding the allocation of Focus and Topic constituents to positions in the clause: the focused subact of a discourse act could, for example, be placed in the PrCS-equivalent position (as in examples (21), (22), (31), (32)), while subacts with Topic function (in those languages which where topicalised elements have some overt reflex of their status in the grammar) would frequently end up mapping on to the core-initial position where this is the default for Subject/PSA.
Topic function will be assigned to a Subact which has a special function within the Act, that of signaling how the Communicated Content relates to the gradually constructed record in the contextual component.
It is possible in subacts to establish the representative limits to the amount of research, following the objective of the research, the object and predicted geotechnical engineering conditions, and to make suggestions for the use of suitable standard documents.