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Table 11 Representation of ‘I think’, ‘in my opinion’ and ‘perhaps’ in parallel corpus

From: From explicit to implicit orientation: mapping rank scale to modality in English and Chinese

  explicit quasi-explicit implicit zero
English items
I think 44 (88%) 0 (0%) 4 2
in my opinion 42 (84%) 8(16%) 0 0
perhaps 0 0 38 (76%) 12