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Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

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Arguing that a corpus-based approach is indispensable for the study of changes of complementation in British and American English, the author examines several central patterns of sentential complementation in a number of electronic corpora to shed light on the emergence and spread of innovative constructions in relatively recent English.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published April 5th 2011)
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Rudanko, Juhani, 1948-
Rudanko, Martti J. 1948-
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