Event-related temporary collocations in modern english newspaperdiscourse

E V Terekhova
2010 Russian Journal of Linguistics  
The paper discusses collocations called by the author as «temporary collocations». The temporary collocations (TC) under discussion are understood as expressions with one marked component, being peripheral to the mainstream of idioms and phrasal expressions, which enables us to treat the analyzed TC in a narrow slightly idiomatic meaning. Quite a few examples borrowed from the authentic English newspapers and magazines are used to demonstrate the relationship between the event and the emergence
more » ... t and the emergence of the TC; also the discourse definition is provided with a focus on interdependence between the TC and the discourse.
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