Datapoint Belizean Creole/Verb doubling and focus

Values

Verb fronted with a copy in the background clause

Example 9-195:
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).

Source: Escure's 1980s materials

Confidence:
Certain