Fixed Expressions and Idioms in English: A Corpus-Based Approach by Rosamund Moon Language: English | 21998 | ISBN: 019823614X | 352 pages | PDF | 2,04 MB
This is a text-based study of fixed expressions, or idioms. Moon's central argument is that fixed expressions can only be fully understood if they are considered in the context of the texts in which they occur.
Quantifying Expressions in the History of German: Syntactic reanalysis and morphological change by Dorian Roehrs, Christopher Sapp English | 2016 | ISBN: 9027257132 | 316 Pages | PDF | 3.2 MB
This study describes the 1200-year history of German quantifying expressions like nîoman anderro > niemand anderer ‘nobody else’, analyzing the morpho-syntactic developments within the generative framework.