Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a verb) having little or no meaning in its own right, for example take in take a photograph.
- ‘While delexical verbs are common to both groups, the main differences in patterns are found to be in the nominal phrase.’
- ‘In British English, the verb ‘have’ frequently functions as what is technically referred to as a delexical verb.’
- ‘The article focuses on what prove to be the two most distinctive uses of MAKE, viz., the delexical and causative uses.’
- ‘The strongest differences were at the word and phrase level, particularly in the use of prepositions, delexical verbs and in aspects of word grammar such as agreements and endings’
- ‘To obtain a correct word translation selection, a new method of translation English delexical structure into Japanese was applied.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.