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Double object constructions and 'bill' verbs in English

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This thesis empirically tests the two predominant views concerning which object in a DOC is the ‘true’ one by applying Hudson’s (1992) eleven objecthood diagnostics to verbs that pattern like ‘bill’ in a corpus search and a grammatical acceptabili...Expand abstract...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Comparative Philology and General Linguistics
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Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Victoria Joanne Thomas
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Publication date:
2012
URN:
uuid:3a7fcff7-f8ba-4847-9002-71b3c228b955
Local pid:
ora:6817

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