I am looking for hints where to find a ("standard") analysis of something like this english dative construction:

Look me in the eye

Clearly, the "the" in this phrase is semantically scoped BY the me (read: "the" eye of whoever me denotes). So I wonder if this 3sg may somehow have been raised from inside "in"'s scope, where also the "the" sits.

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    Googling "possessor raising" should get you started.
    – TKR
    Commented May 3, 2016 at 18:05


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