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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Zob Bianca marked it as to-read May 20, The following are some important collocation types not included in Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

For administer an oath, French has faire preter serment, Spanish — hacer prestar juramento, German — den Eid abnehmen, Russian—privesti k prisjage, etc. Tricia marked it as to-read Jan 14, Kim marked it as to-read Jul 09, We should like to express our gratitude for the help and advice that many persons gave us during the compilation of the Dictionary. Open Preview See a Problem?


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

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Several adjectives are followed by the present subjunctive in formal English: This Dictionary provides such combinatipns in order to enable the user of the Dictionary to find them quickly and easily, they are given in the entries for the nouns.

Since its focus is exclusively on collocations, it omits the usual kinds of information one expects to find in conventional dictionaries. This bibliography indicates the major rnglish sources used for the BBI Dictionary.


The system of transcription is the same as the one used in The Combibations Description of English by the same authors. Refresh and try again.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Thousands of similar examples could be cited. G7 adjectives many of which are also in G6 can be followed by a that clause: There are no etymologies. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.