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Complementation in British and Americal English

Juhani Rudanko

Complementation in British and Americal English

corpus-based studies on prepositions and complement clauses in British and American English

by Juhani Rudanko

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Published by University press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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Statementby Juhani Rudanko and Lea Luodes.
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LC ClassificationsPE
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Paginationvi, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL22726032M
ISBN 100761832920

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Examples of how to use “complementation” in a sentence from the Cambridge Dictionary Labs. "The book is an impressive achievement that will set a new standard in language variation studies and serve as a rich source of knowledge for students of British and American English." -Jan Svartvik, Emeritus Professor of English, Lund University, Language Problems & Language PlanningCited by: The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora of both British and American English.

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