# PARR

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PARR is a requirement that an elliptic second conjunct is interpreted in the same way as the first conjunct.

### Example

given that (i)a can be understood either as (i)b or as (i)c, one would expect (ii)a to have the interpretations (ii)b-e. PARR however does not allow the interpretations (ii)c and e, in which the second conjunct is not interpreted parallel to the first conjunct.

```(i)   a	 Bill wants to buy a book
b	 there is a book that Bill wants to buy
c	 Bill wants there to be a book for him to buy
(ii)  a	 Bill wants to buy a book and John does too
b	 there is a book that Bill wants to buy and
there is a book that John wants to buy
c	 there is a book that Bill wants to buy and
John wants there to be a book for him to buy
d	 Bill wants there to be a book for him to buy
and John wants there to be a book for him to buy
e	 Bill wants there to be a book for him to buy and
there is a book that John wants to buy
```