[Corpora-List] Light Verbs in English

True Friend true.friend2004 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 15:37:49 CET 2012

Dear Corpora Members I would be very much obliged if I can get some good advice on this topic "Light Verbs in English". As some languages of the world (including my language Urdu) has this phenomenon where "noun + verb" compounds can be used as verbs, where verb part is more or less a show piece and main semantic role is given to the noun part. So this phenomenon can also enter in the non-native English variety spoken in Pakistan i.e. Pakistani English. But before starting the investigation, I need some good literature review and any possible previous studies which had focus on non-native Englishes and Light verbs (that might be Indian English etc.). Thanks a lot for taking time to read this email. Best Regards

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