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The collocates for the 'time' set are surprisingly specific (c.f.
Table 5 shows a small section of the Excel version of the huge MI list obtained for the English corpus and part of the information regarding the top-frequency term abrasion and its "degree of dependence" with respect to the most significant LUs (collocates) appearing nearby.
In this respect, collocation has a different value in the description of lexical patterns, depending on the units' frequency and position as node or collocate. Collocates may be either more frequent or less frequent than the node itself, giving rise to upward collocation and downward collocation respectively.
A maximum of 20 collocates for each head-word is given: down to a cut-off point of 15 joint head-word/collocate occurrences.
Both the frequencies and the collocates in each set of samples bear out this tendency of women's writing, rather than men's, to reflect a preoccupation with the experience, quality, and definition of self (and of other women) within the domestic role.
Thus, from MI lists, the terminographer may start to determine whether the co-occurrence of a node and a collocate (s), that is to say, a potential collocation, is purely by chance or statistically significant.
Finally, both lists were fused to obtain the most frequent collocates of dramatically L1 and R1 together.
in the case of X); finally, the semantic domain 'opinion' forms part of the prosodic layer, in that it is predictable from collocations such as strengthen your case or strong case, but it is not necessarily expressed by separate usages of these collocates. Thus, the semantic domain 'opinion' is a function of the multi-word pattern considered as a whole.
In each of those sentences, the verb deprive has been allowed to collocate with the particle of.
Stubbs, who used corpus data in his investigation of different forms of the word seek, found that although the word forms seek, seeking, and sought share 6 of their most frequent collocates, the forms seeks and seek have only one collocate in common, which is professional.
The investigation also revealed that a wide repertoire of free collocates was used when perhaps a restricted verb collocate was more appropriate in the context of the sentences (e.g.
After they were shown their test results, some students have become more responsible for their learning and started reflecting on the possible collocates for the words studied in the classroom and become more careful about the combinability of words when producing their written or oral texts.