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ERIC Number: EJ272780
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Why Can You "Have a Drink" When You Can't "*Have an Eat?"
Wierzbicka, Anna
Language, v58 n4 p753-99 Dec 1982
Argues that sentences in the "have a V" frame are not idiosyncratic, but exhibit orderly and systematic behavior and are governed by strict semantic rules. Discusses 10 subtypes, each with a slightly different semantic formula. (EKN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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