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What is a sequential relation?

 

Definition
 

A sequential relation is a temporal relation in which the event or state of a latter-expressed proposition is communicated to have occurred after the event or state of a prior-expressed proposition.

Examples (English)
 
  • at once
  • soon
  • next time
 
Source:

Halliday and Hasan 1976 262

Generic
  A sequential relation is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Halliday and Hasan 1976 261–262

 

Longacre 1983 98–99

 

Longacre 1985 244


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