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Zhang, Wei-ping. 2019. The Function of “YOU+NP+VP” Structure. Journal of Xinjiang University(Philosophy,Humanities & Social Sciences) 47 (4) : 131–136. 6 pp.
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The structure “You+NP+VP” in which NP is definite is few in number, but has its own function in the language system. This structure is usually subject- absent. In this structure, the NP can be a personal noun, a proper noun, a this/that+(measure word)+noun structure, and a pronoun; “YOU” does not have semantic relations with the following NP, the structure highlights the functional attributes of NP, and the VP followed manifests and limits the functional attribute of the NP. The functional attributes of the NP highlight the secondary domain of the NP.