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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2018. № 11. Part 2. P. 288-291.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Baklagova Yuliya Viktorovna
Kuban State University

Submitted: 16.09.2018.
Abstract. The article is devoted to studying the features of the predicate-argument structure of the causative construction "have something done" in the English language. This causative construction has two interpretations - "have your hair cut, your house painted etc." and "have something stolen, broken, taken etc.". The paper analyses the argument structure of each of the constructions (a set of semantic roles), determines the type of the taxonomic category of the predicate. The author ascertains the correlation: differences in the communicative content of causative situations and the ratio of arguments lead to changes in the referential properties of the participants of causative situations.
Key words and phrases: предикат, каузативная конструкция, аналитический каузатив, аргумент, таксономическая категория, контактная/дистантная каузация, predicate, causative construction, analytic causative, argument, taxonomic category, contact/distant causation.
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