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Comparable phrases in English and Italian: the extent of the phenomenon and how well it is documented

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Presented at Phraseology session
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The Italian and English languages share a great deal of phraseology; that is, their lexicons includes many phrases and expressions of comparable form (e.g. skeleton in the cupboard - scheletro nell'armadio, treasure hunt - caccia al tesoro). In many cases, this is the result of phrasal calquing, which may be direct or indirect, or else involve a common linguistic and cultural heritage. In the case of some phrasal pairs, similarity may 'just' be due to the similarity of cultures and of they ty...

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University of Pisa, Italy
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