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3, the SRs for the first and the second sentences in (54) can be derived as (55a) and (55b), respectively. ⎤ ⎡ x : entity v: ⎦ car(x) (55) a. λc. ⎣ buy(j, π1 v) x : entity x : entity b. λc. check π1 @1 c : , π1 @2 c : male(x) motor(x) Here the pronoun he introduces the underspecified term @1 to which the Σ-type (x : entity) × male(x) is annotated. Then by combining the two SRs using the dynamic conjunction and then simplifying the resulting expression, the SR for the whole discourse in (54) is derived as follows.
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