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Name: Peter  Petré
Institution: University of Antwerp
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State and/or Country: Antwerp
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Usage-based approaches to morphosyntactic change
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: 2014. Constructions and Environments: Copular, Passive, and Related Constructions in Old and Middle English. New York: Oxford University Press.
Courses Taught: Historical linguistics
Language Variation and Change in Adults
Reviewer of: Constructions at Work (LL Issue 18.322)
Academic Paper Abstract: The functions of weorðan and its loss in the past tense in Old and Middle English
Grammaticalization by changing co-text frequencies, or why [BE Ving] became the ‘progressive’

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