Robust acoustic cues indicate upcoming structure in active and passive sentences

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Description: Native English speakers consistently and reliably produce longer verb stems in passive sentences than in progressive actives.

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At the surface level, progressive active and passive sentences are morphologically identical through the verb stem. In the example below, the identical regions are marked in bold font: The dog was punching the bear (progressive active) The dog was punched by the bear (passive) There is evidence that these regions are not acoustically identical: passive verb stems were longer than progressive act...

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