Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.
Feste Wortverbindungen und Lexikographie [Fixed Word Combinations and Lexicography]
Kolloquium zur Lexikographie und Wörterbuchforschung
Lexicographica. Series Maior / Supplementbände zum Internationalen Jahrbuch für Lexikographie Bd 138
The contributions of this book deal with the problem of fixed word combinations beginning with collocations to idiomatic and/or phraseological units from a lexicological contrastive and corpus linguistic perspective. The focus is on the problem of collocation lexicography. Two articles deal with the problem of how to translate fixed word combinations. The contrastive studies refer to the language combinations German - Slovakian, German - Bulgarian, German - Russian and English - Slovenian.