Value Verb fronted with a copy in the background clause

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Verb doubling and focus
References
Escure's 1992 materials

Examples

  1. Da dril dey me de dril.
    Da
    top
    dril
    drill
    dey
    3pl
    me
    ant
    de
    prog
    dril.
    drill
    What they did was to drill (for oil).

    See Escure's 1980s materials