ERIC Number: EJ361167
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Linguistic Factors in Children's Understanding of Idioms.
Gibbs, Raymond W.
Journal of Child Language, v14 n3 p569-86 Oct 1987
Examination of the effect of two linguistic factors on kindergarten through fourth-grade students' understanding of idioms indicated that the younger subjects better understood syntactically frozen idioms than those presented in various syntactic forms, while older subjects comprehended both kinds. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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