Prepositions and Complement Clauses : A Syntactic and Semantic Study of Verbs Governing Prepositions and Complement Clauses in Present-Day English
This provides a pioneering and data-oriented investigation of the syntax and semantics of important prepositional complementation patterns dependent on the prepositions in, to, at, on, with, and of in current English. The investigation is based on sample of matrix verbs that governs the pattern of sentential complementation. The data includes the Brown and LOB corpora, English dictionaries and grammars, and the intuitions of native speakers.
- Hardback | 211 pages
- 152.4 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
- 01 Mar 1996
- State University of New York Press
- Albany, NY, United States
- Total Illustrations: 0