Definition of gapping in English:
noun[mass noun] Grammar
The omission of a verb in the second of two coordinated clauses, as in I went by bus and Mary by car.
- The paradigmatic case of gapping, also known as verb medial gapping, is represented by examples like (1.4)3.
- It has been claimed in the literature that gapping is prohibited in Chinese.
Definition of gapping in:
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