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By Mark Davies, Dee Gardner

A Frequency Dictionary of latest American English: note sketches, collocates, and thematic listsis a useful instrument for all beginners of yankee English, delivering an inventory of the 5,000 most often used phrases within the language.

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T. bare nouns in English and in the Romance Introduction: case studies languages. Cross-linguistically, two different parametric strategies can be found: either referential status can be assigned to nominals without overtly expressed D as in English, either reference depends on an overtly expressed D-position, as in Romance. Such a very close mapping theory between syntax and semantics thus allows for one and the same parameter to account for the syntax of proper nouns and the semantics of bare nouns.

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