This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
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.