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Published: 17 January 2013

304 Pages | 7 b&w line


ISBN: 9780199812752

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Spreading Patterns

Diffusional Change in the English System of Complementation

Hendrik De Smet

Oxford Studies in the History of English

  • Summarizes a number of major approaches to the study of complementation
  • Tests the existing methods on the three types of complements