A Valency Dictionary of English (Topics in English by Thomas / Heath, David / Götz, Dieter / Roe, Ian F. Herbst

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

This dictionary offers a valency description of English verbs, nouns and adjectives. every one access incorporates a complete checklist of the complementation styles pointed out at the foundation of the most important corpus of English on hand today. All examples are taken without delay from the COBUILD/Birmingham corpus. The valency description includes statements concerning the quantitative valency of the lexical devices demonstrated, a listing in their compulsory, contextually non-compulsory and basically not obligatory enhances in addition to systematic info at the semantic and collocational homes of the enhances. an overview of the version of valency conception utilized in this dictionary is equipped within the introduction.Key gains exact reference paintings without related booklet out there English is the world's most vital lingua franca and the main usually discovered moment language

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