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Query:   VERB into VERBing
Author:  Stefan Th. Gries
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology
Semantics
Syntax

Summary:   DEAR COLLEAGUES

A WEEK AGO I POSTED A QUERY (LINGUIST 14.760) CONCERNING LITERATURE ON
THE CONSTRUCTION EXEMPLIFIED IN (1).

(1) A. HE CAN TRICK THE DOCTOR INTO GIVING HIM AN ALIBI. (BNC:FF0)
B. THEY WERE FORCED INTO FORMULATING AN OPINION. (BNC:CF4)
C. HE TALKED ME INTO STAYING TWO MORE DAYS. (BNC:CCW)

AS A RESULT, I RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING REFERENCES:

ALSINA, ALEX. 1996 ''RESULTATIVES: A JOINT OPERATION OF SEMANTIC AND
SYNTACTIC STRUCTURES.'' PAPER PRESENTED AT THE LFG WORKSHOP, GRENOBLE,
FRANCE.

RUDANKO, JUHANI. 1996. PREPOSITIONS AND COMPLEMENT CLAUSES. ALBANY:
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK PRESS.

KHALIFA, JEAN-CHARLES. 1999. LA SYNTAXE ANGLAISE AUX CONSOURS. ARMAND
COLIN

RUDANKO, JUHANI. 2000. CORPORA AND COMPLEMENTATION. LANHAM, NEW YORK,
OXFORD: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF AMERICA. (ESP. CH. 5)

RUDANKO, JUHANI. 2001 ''INTO -ING AS A CONSTRUCTION IN ENGLISH'' PAPER
PRESENTED AT THE 1ST CONSTRUCTION GRAMMAR CONFERENCE IN 2001.

RUDANKO, JUHANI. 2002. ''CONSTRUCTION GRAMMAR AND LINGUISTIC
PRODUCTIVITY: A CASE STUDY BASED ON CORPUS EVIDENCE.'' PAPER GIVEN AT
THE AAACL IN INDIANAPOLIS.

RUDANKO, JUHANI .2002. COMPLEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTIONS: CORPUS-BASED
STUDIES ON SENTENTIAL COMPLEMENTS IN ENGLISH IN RECENT
CENTURIES. LANHAM, MARYLAND: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF AMERICA./

ALSO, I WAS INFORMED OF THE COLLINS COBUILD GRAMMAR PATTERNS: 1: VERBS
(SECTION 17, PP 396-398), WHERE THIS CONSTRUCTION/PATTERN IS
CLASSIFIED INTO 5 DIFFERENT MEANING GROUPS:

1) FORCE: BADGER, BLACKMAIL, BLUDGEON, BOUNCE, BRAINWASH, BROWBEAT,
BULLDOZE, BULLY, CHIVVY, COERCE, CO-OPT, COW, DRAGOON, FORCE,
FRIGHTEN, GOAD, INTIMIDATE, MANIPULATE, NAG, PANIC, PRESS, PRESS-GANG,
PRESSURE, PRESSURIZE, PROD, PROVOKE, PUSH, RAILROAD, SCARE, SHOCK,
STAMPEDE, STEAMROLLER, TALK, TERRIFY.

2) TRICK: CON, DECEIVE, DELUDE. DUPE, ENTRAP, FOOL, HOODWINK,
INVEIGLE, LURE, MISLEAD, SUCKER, TRAP, TRICK.

3) CHARM: BEGUILE, BRIBE, CAJOLE, CHARM, COAX, ENTICE, FLATTER, SWEET
TALK, TEMPT.

4) SPUR: GALVANIZE, JOLT, LEAD, NUDGE, PERSUADE, PROPEL, SEDUCE, SPUR,
STEER, STIMULATE, STIR, TEMPT.

5) OTHER: CHASTEN, CONDITION, EMBARRASS, LULL, MANOEUVRE, RUSH, SHAME,
SIDETRACK.

I THANK THE FOLLOWING CONTRIBUTORS FOR THEIR ADVICE (IN ALPHABETICAL
ORDER):

CRISTIANO BROCCHIAS
HEIDI HARLEY
JEAN-CHARLES KHALIFA
ANNA KORHONEN
ANDREW MOODY
JUHANI RUDANKO
JOHN SWALES
L. AMBER WILCOX-O'HEARN


STEFAN TH. GRIES
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IFKI, SOUTHERN DENMARK UNIVERSITY
HTTP://PEOPLE.FREENET.DE/STEFAN_TH_GRIES
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LL Issue: 14.838
Date Posted: 21-Mar-2003
Original Query: Read original query