Making Sense of Grammar
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Why is the sentence 她有著一雙大眼睛 grammatical while *他有著一輛跑車 is ungrammatical?

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Locative Inversion is re-defined as coding Ground-anchored spatial configuration. ‘他有著一雙大眼睛’ is an instance of Locative Inversion by constructional coercion.

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