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Collocational and Idiomatic Aspects of Composite Predicates in the History of English
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Collocational and Idiomatic Aspects of Composite Predicates in the History of English (Hardback)

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The focus of this carefully selected volume concerns the existence, frequency, and form of composite/complex predicates (the "take a look" construction) in earlier periods of the English language, an area of scholarship which has been virtually neglected. The various contributions seek to understand the collocational and idiomatic aspects of these structures, as well as of related structures such as complex prepositions (e.g., "on account of") and phrasal verbs (e.g., "look up"), in their earliest manifestations. Moreover, study of these constructions at the individual stages of English leads to diachronic questions concerning their development, raising issues pertaining to grammaticalization, lexicalization, and idiomaticization-processes which are not always clearly differentiated nor fully understood.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsGrammar, syntax Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co Publication Date: 15/03/1999 ISBN-13: 9789027230508  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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