Collostructions: Investigating the interaction of words and constructions

@article{Stefanowitsch2003CollostructionsIT,
  title={Collostructions: Investigating the interaction of words and constructions},
  author={Anatol Stefanowitsch and Stefan Th. Gries},
  journal={International Journal of Corpus Linguistics},
  year={2003},
  volume={8},
  pages={209-243}
}
This paper introduces an extension of collocational analysis that takes into account grammatical structure and is specifically geared to investigating the interaction of lexemes and the grammatical constructions associated with them. The method is framed in a construction-based approach to language, i.e. it assumes that grammar consists of signs (form-meaning pairs) and is thus not fundamentally different from the lexicon. The method is applied to linguistic expressions at various levels of… 
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