Business Grammar, Style & Usage: The Most Used Desk by Alicia Abell

By Alicia Abell

About the Book
Business Grammar, variety & Usage is the 1st ever booklet to target the paintings of commercial writing and talking in line with the best way executives really write and communicate, rather than being involved in a 3rd party's (such as an unknown writer or booklet) writing guidelines.

The booklet makes a speciality of themes comparable to frequently misused punctuation and spelling, misused phrases, constructing a writing kind, and most sensible 10 ideas for writing and conversing in an articulate manner.

The ebook additionally covers the correct how you can write a canopy letter, memo, speech, government precis, article/report, or even the do's and don'ts of email.

Regardless of your present flair for writing or conversing, this fast learn and simple to persist with ebook is bound to make you a extra polished and articulate enterprise author and speaker.

About the Author
Alicia Abell has edited and written for such courses as U.S. information and global Report, Washingtonian, and Motley Fool. She is an editor for America Online's information carrier and the writer of Tools for the Direct entry Trader. She lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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We would have to say that in this case the rule would have to check whether the denotation of the subject was a member of the denotation of the verb-phrase rather than the other way around. We may keep the single rule for interpreting NP VP by assimilating the treatment of proper names to the treatment of quantified NP's. We let proper names, too, denote families of sets. John denotes the family of sets which contain John. Hence the denotation of love Mary will be a member of the denotation of John just in case the set denoted by the verb-phrase contains the individual John.

The denotation of the verb-phrase loves every woman should clearly be {a Ia loves every woman}. In order to spell this out in more detail we have to include some reference to the set of individuals which a loves. This might give us a representation of the denotation of loves every woman as follows: {a I{women} ~ {b Ia loves b}}. This says that for each a in the VP denotation, the set of women is included in the set of individuals that a loves. , one of those in the denotation of every woman. So the verb-phrase denotation can be represented as {al{bla loves b}e{XI{women} ~X}}.

This is the de re reading where it is claimed that some particular unicorn is involved and that John stands in a relation to that unicorn and where substitution of noun-phrases with 38 CHAPTER II identical denotations preserves truth. Montague's analysis of this reading involves giving the interpretation of a unicorn scope outside of the intensional verb seek. Paraphrases of the additional readings for (9a) and (9b) are given in (10). (10) a. Each customer is an x such that a representative visits x.

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