Regarding concordancing, which is a means of accessing a corpus of text to show how any given word or phrase is used in the immediate contexts in which it appears (Pennington and Richards 1997, as cited in Koosha and Jafarpour 2006), a learner of English who wants to become familiar with a certain phrasal verb
and wants to know its meaning and its application in different texts, can use a concordance program.
In addition to enjambment, phrasal verbs
and prepositions are two more specific linguistic features by which these sonnets negotiate tight spaces and extend meaning beyond the margins of a rigid form.
Other constructions, like phrasal verbs
, create confusion among students, besides being quite discouraging.
As not only Estonian verbal government has been copied, but also the collocation of the verb jatma 'to leave' and the adverb korvale 'aside' and the meaning of the Estonian phrasal verb
as well, this is yet another incompatibility with monolingual Russian.
He considers the influence of Old Norse, a language with a significant impact on English, and although the rise of the phrasal verb
in Middle English may result from the influence of Old Norse, the evidence to prove this is lacking.
However, as a current teacher of technical writing, I introduce my students to the principles of Plain English, advocating the use of "everyday" English terms, including phrasal verbs
such as pull up.
gt;nat (pronoun, full noun phrase) / direct object of phrasal verb
1999 "Composite Predicates and phrasal verbs
in The Paston Letters", in: Laurel Brinton -- Minoji Akimoto (eds.
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All the meanings of the 20 PVs (96 in total) were collected from three learners' phrasal verbs
dictionaries (Spears 1996; McIntosh 2006; Cambridge Phrasal Verbs
Dictionary 2006), and rated for figurativeness by 2 linguists, 5 native speakers and 40 proficient learners of English.
Discrete and complete inputs on phrasal verbs
The Essential Dictionary contains over 45,000 headwords, phrases, and phrasal verbs
, with 36,000 examples showing how words are used in a wide variety of situations.