Changes in Complementation in British and American English

Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

  • Juhani┬áRudanko

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The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora of both British and American English.


complements grammar object Verb

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  • Juhani┬áRudanko
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  1. 1.University of TampereFinland

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