The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English gives essential grammatical and lexical recurrent word combinations, often called collocations; when neces. Speak and write perfect English! The “BBI Dictionary of English Word Combinations” tells you which words go together in English and which words do not. The BBI dictionary of English word combinations. Responsibility: compiled by Morton Benson, Evelyn Benson, Robert Ilson. Edition: Rev. ed. Imprint: Amsterdam.

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Monomanual marked it as to-read Aug 11, Helen marked it as to-read Jul 03, A Guide to Word Combinations. Jenny marked enlgish as to-read Jul 15, Hinotori rated it really liked it Aug 19, This bibliography indicates the major secondary sources used for the BBI Dictionary.

The Bbi Combinatory Dictionary Of English: A Guide To Word Combinations

The latter work deals with the major bbbi facing compilers of general-purpose dictionaries of English, includes background information about the lexicographic treatment dictionsry collocations, describes the lexical, grammatical, and orthographic differences between American English AE and British English BEand provides an extensive bibliography.

Lists with This Book. A grammatical collocation is identified as “a phrase consisting of a dominant word noun, adjective, verb and a preposition or grammatical construction such as an infinitive or clause.

We should like to express our gratitude for the help and advice that many persons gave us during the compilation of the Dictionary. G7 adjectives many of which are also in G6 can be followed by a that clause: Several adjectives are followed by the present subjunctive in formal English: L4 collocations consist of a noun and verb; the verb names an action characteristic of the person or being designated by the noun: Kim marked it as to-read Jul 09, We should, however, like to mention Mrs.


Hei-jeong rated it really liked it Sep 01, Luther marked it as to-read Feb 04, Heretofore, they have had no source that would consistently indicate, for example, which verbs are used with which nouns they could not find in any existing dictionary such collocations as call an alert, lay down a barrage, hatch a conspiracy, impose an embargo, roll a hoop, draw up a list, administer an oath, enter make a plea, crack a smile, punch a time clock, inflict a wound, etc.

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Elena Shevchenko marked it as to-read Dec 17, Monika Konopka marked it as to-read Oct 14, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Journal of the Dictionary Society combinatoons North America. Saleh added it Mar 20, Pronunciation is given rarely and only to differentiate homographs.

Samagra rated it it was amazing Jun 30, In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Erkan marked it as to-read May 19, Toryn Green added it Oct 21, No trivia or quizzes yet. Sajjad Ali added it Nov 30, There are no regular definitions of the entry word, but definitions, paraphrases, and usage notes are given occasionally and only when considered necessary to ensure the appropriate use of the entry word and its collocations or to differentiate between American usage and British usage.

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This Dictionary provides such collocations in order to enable the user of the Dictionary to find them quickly and easily, they are given in the entries for the nouns. Petrea Galina rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Much of the material provided in this Dictionary has never before been published.


Ela added it Dec 10, All cannot be named here. This book is a reference work that records English collocations in alphabetical order. Anne Zarit of Philadelphia, whose help was greatly appreciated. Open Preview See a Problem? A long list is given, and the stress patterns are described, but this information is not given at the entry for these words.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community combinztions serves. Abbad marked it as to-read Jul 01, combinahions Philosopher marked it as to-read May 23, Erkin marked it as to-read May 16, Corey marked it as to-read Mar 05, For administer an oath, French has faire preter serment, Spanish — hacer prestar juramento, German — den Eid abnehmen, Russian—privesti k prisjage, etc.

Such violations of English collocations are far less likely to be committed by the native speaker of English than by the native speaker of a language neglish than English.

Since its focus is exclusively on collocations, it omits the usual kinds of information one expects to find in conventional dictionaries.

It is noted in the introduction that in some English homographs the stress of adjectives and nouns on one hand dictionray that of verbs on the other may be differentiated in such words as absent, abstract, address.