Presuppositional Forms: Pseudo-Cleft Sentences – Today, when someone presents a simple outcome or limitation (using few enough words that it can be presupposed in a longer sentence. Ex. “being confident” or “making more money”), use the following presuppositional form to presuppose the outcome or to change the limitation into a resource.
Pseudo-Cleft Sentences: identified by the form What ______ is ______.
“Do you think what you will be confident in is your knowledge and behavior?”
“What you can make more money in is a yard sale or on the internet.”