Construction grammar.

  title={Construction grammar.},
  author={Adele E. Goldberg and Laura Suttle},
  journal={Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Cognitive science},
  volume={1 4},
Construction grammar, or constructionist approaches more generally, emphasize the function of particular constructions as well as their formal properties. Constructions vary in their degree of generality, from words to idioms to more abstract patterns such as argument structure constructions, topicalization, and passive. There is also no division drawn between semantics and pragmatics, as all conventional aspects of constructions are encoded within the constructions themselves; thus… 

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