Example 25-236

Nekstaim yu nomo wani go stilimbat.
Nekstaim
next.time
yu
2sg
nomo
neg
wani
pot
go
go
stil-im-bat.
steal-tr-prog
Don't go stealing again. OR: Next time you shouldn't be stealing.
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River. This example illustrates verbal negation and the use of 'go' in a (purposive) serial verb construction.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 65