Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Tightness of the link between the past marker and the verb

In general, only other tense-mood-aspect markers intervene between did and the (uninflected) verb; occasionally adverbs may come in between as well.

Values

Particle, a few lexical items may intervene

Example 12-103:
Well, the people-them 'round the neighborhood call the ambulance for me. They call the ambulance. And when they did call the police, the fellows-them fled, they gone.
And
and
when
when
they
they
did
pst
call
call
the
the
police
police
[...]
[...]
And when they had called the police [...]
Example 12-104:
This is about - this is about three, four years ago, and I been to hospital, was taking drip, 'cause my head did partly - swell, you know, and the doctor - the doctor - uh - I don't know what they did - there just - was that bleeding form my nose and mouth, and the doctor just - I don't know what they - put me sleep, and they do th- something to my head, I ain't know, yeah [...].
[...]
[...]
'cause
because
my
my
head
head
did
pst
partly
partly
-
 
swell
swell
[...].
[...]
[...] because my head was partly swollen [...].
Example 12-105:
They cut off the light, they cut off the light and they was throwing ball, you see, it's a team was playing, and this other team didn't like how they lost, and they start throwing ball like - I was walking, coming up - on the hill, coming out. And he hit me - I had the place - some place I went with - I - had they clothes coming, and when they hit me, and I fall right back on my back. [But you weren't even involved in the game? You were just watching - standing by, right, walking by?] No, uh-huh. One pregnant woman did get hit, too, before me. [And what happened to her?] She did gotty gone to hospital. That's why you see now they build gyms to go play in.
One
a
pregnant
pregnant
woman
woman
did
pst
get
get
hit,
hit
too
too
[...]
[...]
She
she
did
pst
gotty
mod.aux
gone
go
to
to
hospital.
hospital
A pregnant woman got hit, too, [before me] [...] She had to be taken to the hospital.
Confidence:
Certain