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What is the difference between Equi and Raising predicates?

The difference is that Raising predicates occur in Raising constructions, and Equi predicates occur in Equi constructions. Being precise about the relationship between the predicates and the ...
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Chomsky on licensing parasitic gaps in English

Parasitic Gaps The book(i) that you filed __(i) without reading __(i) The book that [you filed the book [without reading the book]] In the example noun phrase, modelled in (1) and (2) above, we see ...
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Difference between PRO and OP

I'll try to answer your question although I'm blind to Chinese clause structure. But notice that you wrote PRO in your question. PRO is quite different from pro. Let's consider this sentence: (1) ...
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Can a control verb simultaneously be a raising verb?

Well, not simultaneously, no. Not in the same sentence. But as these exercises makes clear, it can happen that a particular English verb, like want, governs Equi (aka "Equivalent Noun Phrase ...
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Can a control verb simultaneously be a raising verb?

Probably not, or at least not believe in English. Control is a relation between an argument of the matrix clause and a (big) PRO in the embedded one, which supplies the PRO with reference. In ...
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