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Certainly, the first application of computers of the most powerful, but least understood, featcIres of a natural to the study of language corpora has uncovered a lot of new facts which laneuage-the ” features of paraphrase.

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The rationale is Ijet out in I3anks The existence of these dichotomies is t o allow us to ‘generating’ word strings from grammars.

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Diana Balasanyan rated it it was amazing Feb 28, He was well-known for having unconventional ideas which helped to advance the young simclair of corpus linguistics. In turn, it must be assumed that any such description rests on the foundations of a theoretical position, whether articulated or not. Arwa rated it it was amazing May 30, It is thus plication of this being a reasonably prob;able event,and so is avoided.


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In this chapter and the next, tve begin to evaluate concordances and devise new kinds of information about language. It is merely the decoupling of lexis and syntax. The two principles are. This is called chunking; in this kind of sen- tence, successive chunks express gradually increasing depth of deccall. Traditional dictionaries use a set of corn pression techniques which require specific decoding skills, and in roInr ,ting these in favour of ordinary English it would be counterpro- Inferences and implications ive to return to a formula in disguise.

The t echnique has at least managed to isolate the most word. A line of text may contain as simplt: Zofia Snochowska marked it as to-read May 01, For ex le verb happen is senses of words, to have less concorfance a clear and independent meaning sociated with unplleasant th ings-act d the like.

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Want to Read saving…. Theanalysiswill bea professional tool with a contest adjunct which the wording of dictionaries can be improved. This shows how the first parts of the verb explanations are it refers back to something; rarLl ed. The argument in this chapter makes something of a contrast with that in earlier work Sinclairwhere Corpks make a case against the attempt to devise a theory of lexicography.


Lexical choices which are unexpected in their environment So when all theoccuriences ofa with b are counted U D and evaluated.

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These are called the framework of the explanation. You do not currently have access to this article.

A further tenet is that the use ckrpus an expression is governed by the particular construal imposed on its content.

For example, Actual text will always be deviant vvith respe ct t o strucltural rules of it is rare for a grammar to note that a certain structure is only the conventional kind. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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