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Vet, Co. 1980. A semantic analysis of some quantifying time adverbials. Linguistics in the Netherlands 1977-1979 : 233–243.
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An analysis of Dutch 'nooit' (never), 'soms' (sometimes), and 'altijd' (always): V. argues that their quantifying function concerns a pre-existing domain of presuppositions, and that the nature of the situation to which the sentence refers determines the nature of this domain of quantification.