The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English gives essential grammatical and lexical recurrent word combinations, often called collocations; when neces. Speak and write perfect English! The “BBI Dictionary of English Word Combinations” tells you which words go together in English and which words do not. The BBI dictionary of English word combinations. Responsibility: compiled by Morton Benson, Evelyn Benson, Robert Ilson. Edition: Rev. ed. Imprint: Amsterdam.

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The Bbi Combinatory Dictionary Of English: A Guide To Word Combinations by Morton Benson

This book is a reference work that records English collocations in alphabetical order. Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America.

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Refresh and try again. The system of transcription is the same as the one used in The Lexicographic Description wod English by the same authors. Luther marked it as to-read Feb 04, There are no regular definitions of the entry word, but definitions, paraphrases, and usage notes are given occasionally and only when considered necessary to ensure the appropriate use of the entry word and its collocations or to differentiate between American usage and British usage.

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Lexical collocations are classified into seven different types and designated Ll, L2, L3. Heretofore, they have had no source that would consistently indicate, for dictionafy, which verbs are used with which nouns they could not find in any existing wofd such collocations as call an alert, lay down a barrage, hatch a conspiracy, impose an embargo, roll a hoop, draw up a list, administer an oath, enter make a plea, crack a smile, punch a time clock, inflict a wound, etc.

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Knowledge of other languages is normally of no help in finding English collocations.

The BBI Dictionary of English Word Combinations

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This bibliography indicates the major secondary sources used for the BBI Dictionary. A grammatical collocation is identified as “a phrase consisting of a dominant word noun, adjective, verb and a preposition or grammatical construction such as an infinitive or clause. Just a moment while we rnglish you in to your Goodreads account.

Such violations of English collocations are far less likely to be committed by the native speaker of English than by the native speaker of a language other than English.

The authors will be grateful for comments and suggestions from users of the Dictionary. This material is of vital importance to those learners of English who are native speakers of other languages. Yoshia marked it as to-read Dec 28,