Example 9-65

ʃel gya Jimi di kantrak fu to dis baadj. Jimi respansibl fu de to dat kras.
ʃel
Shell
gya
give
Jimi
Jimi
di
the
kantrak
contract
fu
to
to
tow
dis
this
baadj.
barge
Jimi
Jimi
respansibl
responsible
fu
for
de
prog
to
tow
dat
that
kras.
across
Shell hired Jimmy to tow this barge. Jimmy was responsible for towing it across.
Comment:
No distance contrast: dis baadj is not present, and is referred to as dat in the next proposition (to dat kras). The context is an event that occurred in the past (involving a barge).
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Escure's 1992 materials