Linguists’ example sentences #4: Helena Halmari (1998)
There is a snake in the garage.
The cat is easy to wash.
It is easy to wash the cat.
The cat appears to be stupid.
The cat happens to be stupid.
The cat stopped being stupid.
It appears that the cat is stupid.
It happens that the cat is stupid.
? It stopped that the cat is stupid.
Linguistics is boring to study.
It is boring to study linguistics.

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