Volume 41, Issue 3
  • ISSN 0172-8865
  • E-ISSN: 1569-9730
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This paper introduces a previously undiscussed English construction, termed the construction. Examples of the construction are presented, from the and the , and a quantitative analysis is conducted of the construction’s text frequency and variant rates. Quantitative data on specific usage patterns is employed to inform an analysis of the construction and its productivity, and recommendations are made for future research.


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