Example 9-106

Yu eva si di wan layk dis layk di wan we kum dawn dan de kum dawn de bil jos layk di adinari ol kwaat de, rayt?
Yu
2sg
eva
ever
si
see
di
the
wan
one
layk
like
dis
this
layk
like
di
the
wan
one
we
rel
kum
come
dawn
down
dan
compl
de
prog
kum
come
dawn
down
de
prog
bil
build.pass
jos
just
layk
like
di
the
adinari
ordinary
ol
old
kwaat
quart
de,
there
rayt?
right
Did you ever see one like this, like those that come down, and (after they have finished) coming down, they (get) built in like the regular old bottles, right? OR: Did you ever see one of those old quart bottles (from Spanish galleons shipwrecks) that sink, and when they have completely sunk to the bottom, they get buried (in the sand floor)?
Comment:
Kum..dan de kum..de bil is a serial structure indicating several sequential events.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Escure's 1985 materials