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Table 15 
Verb-object patterns of targets.
original targetVO pattern
write psychology papers write papers 
you test my patience test patience 
monday mornings n.a. 
when you say hi to someone in the hallway and they completely ignore you say hi, ignore you 
I work a double on New Year’s Eve and then most of New Year’s Day work double 
I have pink eye have eye 
when someone accidentally deletes everything on your phone deletes everything 
9 am lectures n.a. 
Christmas shopping on 2hrs sleep n.a. 
8.30am conference calls n.a. 
DC rush hour n.a. 
original targetVO pattern
write psychology papers write papers 
you test my patience test patience 
monday mornings n.a. 
when you say hi to someone in the hallway and they completely ignore you say hi, ignore you 
I work a double on New Year’s Eve and then most of New Year’s Day work double 
I have pink eye have eye 
when someone accidentally deletes everything on your phone deletes everything 
9 am lectures n.a. 
Christmas shopping on 2hrs sleep n.a. 
8.30am conference calls n.a. 
DC rush hour n.a. 
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