By Thomas / Heath, David / Götz, Dieter / Roe, Ian F. Herbst

ISBN-10: 3110171945

ISBN-13: 9783110171945

This dictionary presents a valency description of English verbs, nouns and adjectives. every one access encompasses a finished record of the complementation styles pointed out at the foundation of the most important corpus of English on hand today. All examples are taken at once from the COBUILD/Birmingham corpus. The valency description includes statements concerning the quantitative valency of the lexical devices proven, a listing in their compulsory, contextually not obligatory and basically not obligatory enhances in addition to systematic details at the semantic and collocational homes of the enhances. an summary of the version of valency idea utilized in this dictionary is equipped within the introduction.Key positive aspects designated reference paintings with out similar ebook out there English is the world's most vital lingua franca and the main often discovered moment language

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