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Table 2 Rank scale modeled in SFL (Matthiessen 1995: 75)

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

RANK Examples
clause |What enables us to have thoughts and feelings? |
group/phrase What| enables … to have| us| thoughts and feelings
word What| enables, … to, have| us| thoughts, and, feelings
morpheme What| enable + s, … to, have| us| thought + s, and, feel + ing + s