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By Hilde Hasselgård, Jarle Ebeling, Signe Oksefjell Ebeling

A trademark of corpus linguistics is the research of styles of language use. The stories provided during this quantity all use corpora to enquire styles of lexis from a number of views. the 1st part, “Sequence and Order”, offers theoretical and sensible elements of the linguist’s activity of uncovering the foundations that ensure such styles. the subsequent part, “Competing Constructions”, discusses the connection among lexical styles with related meanings within the mild of diachronic, neighborhood and sign in edition. New advancements when it comes to lexicogrammatical that means and patterning are handled within the part “Emerging Patterns”. the ultimate part, “Correlating styles and meaning”, discusses ways that which means could be studied in corpus information regardless of the shortcoming of narrowly outlined seek phrases. even though positioned at varied issues on a continuum among lexical and grammatical emphasis, the experiences all verify the inseparability of lexis and grammar.

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It takes as its starting point a brief outline of the phenomenon provided by the Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (Huddleston & Pullum, 2002), in which it is referred to as ‘intensificatory tautology’. The paper begins by defining the lexical set to be investigated, and thereafter provides details of the relevant adjectival sequences found in the British National Corpus. Particular attention is paid to the relatively frequent pairs great big, tiny little and little tiny. Information is also given with regard to other semantic fields which corpus data suggests could usefully be investigated.

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