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references for Grammar Glossary entry: “primary verbs”

• The following sections of A Comprehensive Grammar of The English Language (Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartik, Longman, London & New York, 1985) were consulted in preparing this entry:

primary verbs (general)

3.31, 128

be

3.32, 128

have

3.33, 130

do

3.36, 132

“do” as a dummy operator (do-support)

3.37, 133

operators (general)

2.49, 80