Datapoint Ghanaian Pidgin English/Experiencer constructions with ‘like’

Values

Experiencer is object Frequency: 50.0%

Example 16-89:
dɛ tin we ì dè swit às ì bì se hau ì briŋ pipu
art
tin
thing
we
rel
ì
3sg
hab
swit
sweet
às
1pl.obj
ì
3sg
cop
se
comp
hau
how
ì
3sg
briŋ
bring
pipu
people
The thing that pleases us is how he brings (in) people.
Confidence:
Very certain

Experiencer is subject Frequency: 50.0%

Example 16-88:
jù laik jù no laik bai ɔ mins jù gò klin nima
2sg
laik
like
2sg
no
neg
laik
like
bai
by
ɔ
all
mins
means
2sg
fut
klin
clean
nima
Nima
Whether you liked it or not, you would clean Nima.
Example 16-69:
dɛ dairɛkta laik mà mata
art
dairɛkta
director
laik
like
1sg.poss
mata
matter
The director likes me.

Source: Huber 1999: 229

Confidence:
Very certain