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"In fact, I think I like you very much. Maybe even more than Mamma."

These two sentences could either mean that the speaker likes the addressee more than he likes Mamma, or more than Mamma likes the addressee. What is the name for this kind of syntactical ambiguity? Is it confusion in verb-subject relation? Or something else? 

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