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préposition / groupe prépositionnel (GP)
Une préposition, c'est quoi ?
une préposition /
groupe prépositionnel (GP)
est un mot /
un ensemble de mots invariable(s)
sur le plan de la
soit de relier :
- 2 noms
/ Groupes Nominaux (GN)
et 1 nom /
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Sur le plan du sémantisme,
une préposition permet de :
- se repérer
dans le temps, l'espace
une question essentielle :
où suis-je ?)
- catégoriser, déterminer,
indiquer le thème, le contexte, le champ
from ... to ...
- comparer :
like / unlike
compared to / with
- définir des relations / liens :
la cause :
l'agent d'une action :
l'origine : from,
la cible, le problème :
catégorisation / détermination :
- de faire des statistiques,
de relier élément et ensemble :
- de formuler une hypothèse,
une possibilité / éventualité :
- de débattre,
de marquer des contrastes / bipolarités :
/ againstdébat ...
sens / sémantisme
comme d'autres mots
peut changer de sens
en fonction du contexte :
for : pour, pendant, depuis
toward : vers, à l'encontre de
sur une forme nominale
N ou GN en -ing
V + O +
peut compter plusieurs
dans les Anglonautes,
complexes = GN),
une forme nominale
est signalée par
une forme verbale
in Solving a
Prosecutor’s 2001 Murder
The New York Times
By WILLIAM YARDLEY
Ten years after a federal prosecutor here was shot to death while sitting at a
computer in his basement, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and other federal
law enforcement officials announced a new effort on Wednesday to seek public
help in the investigation through a multimedia advertising campaign.
The prosecutor, Thomas C. Wales, 49, was killed late on the night of Oct. 11,
2001, by a gunman who investigators said stood in Mr. Wales’s backyard in the
Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle and fired through a window.
Law enforcement officials say they have investigated several suspects, pursued
more than 15,000 leads and meticulously traced and tested copies of a rare type
of gun barrel used in the shooting. But they still have not solved the crime. A
$1 million reward remains in place.
Investigators have not publicly identified a motive for the killing. If Mr.
Wales, who was an assistant United States attorney, was killed in retaliation
for his work, he would be the first federal prosecutor killed in the line of
duty. He also was president of a group that campaigned against gun violence.
“Although this case remains unsolved and Tom’s killer remains unknown, our
resolve to uncover the truth and to help Tom’s family, friends and colleagues
and neighbors find the answers and find the closure that they deserve, that has
never been stronger,” Mr. Holder said.
Officials also sought the public’s help around the time of the fifth anniversary
of the killing in 2006. This time, the government is placing newspaper, radio,
television and Internet advertisements as well as buying space on billboards. A
special Web site was to go up late Wednesday.
“This is still not a cold case,” Greg Fowler, the special agent in charge of the
F.B.I.’s office in Portland, Ore., said in an interview on Wednesday.
“The case team works every day on this,” said Mr. Fowler, who is now overseeing
the inquiry. “It’s their full-time job.”
He said that “some investigative considerations, which I’m not prepared to
discuss,” played a role in the new public push for information, “but for the
most part it’s timed to the anniversary.”
“Hopefully, this will stir something in people’s minds or spark a memory,” he
For years, a principal suspect in the case was a commercial airline pilot who
was among four people Mr. Wales indicted on conspiracy and fraud charges in
2000. The next year, the government dismissed that case after the defendants
pleaded guilty to charges related to the sale of a military helicopter. The
pilot sued for legal fees four months before Mr. Wales was killed. The lawsuit
was later dismissed.
Mr. Fowler would not say whether the pilot remained under investigation. Larry
Setchell, a lawyer for the pilot, would not comment.
New Push for Help in Solving a Prosecutor’s 2001 Murder,
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