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Try and V construction in English
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Try and V construction in EnglishTry and V construction in English

This is my final project in Grammar of English Clauses class which I attended when I was doing my master degree at the University of Manchester.

There is an unusual grammar in English in which 'try and V' is considered a single word. Example in a is considered grammatical while those in b-e are ungrammatical.

a.    Let me try and think of an example that isn't confidential.

b. * I tried and think of an example that isn't confidential.

c. * I have tried and think of an example that isn't confidential.

d. * She tries and think(s) of an example that isn't confidential.

e. * I am trying and think(ing) of an example that isn't confidential.

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Video – Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language
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Video – Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language The 36 lectures of Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language—taught by acclaimed linguist, author, and Professor John McWhorter from the Manhattan Institute—are your opportunity to take a revealing journey through the fascinating terrain of linguistics. You focus on the scientific aspects of human language that were left out of any classes you may have taken in English or a foreign language, and you emerge from your journey with a newfound appreciation of the

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How the Brain Learns Mathematics
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How the Brain Learns MathematicsHow the Brain Learns Mathematics

Learn how the brain processes mathematical concepts and why some students develop math anxiety!

David A. Sousa discusses the cognitive mechanisms for learning mathematics and the environmental and developmental factors that contribute to mathematics difficulties.

 
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Novel Characters: A Genealogy
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Novel Characters: A GenealogyNovel Characters offers a fascinating and in-depth history of the novelistic character from the “birth of the novel” in Don Quixote, through the great canonical works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to the most influential international novels of the present day  An original study which offers a unique approach to thinking about and discussing character Makes extensive reference to both traditional and more recent and specialized academic studies of the novel Provides a critical vocabulary for understanding how the novelistic conception of character has changed over time.
 
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Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing
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Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic ProcessingMetonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to understanding why language is so ‘fit for purpose’ and how it achieves such great subtlety and flexibility. This study develops the notion of ‘metonymic competence’ and demonstrates that metonymic behavior is often pursued for its own sake in recreational activities
 
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The Language of Medicine
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The Language of MedicineOne of the best, proven and most trusted resources brings medical language to life and helps you develop the understanding to communicate fluently in the healthcare setting. By presenting medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease, this 10th edition makes it easy to learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice.
 
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A Companion to the English Novel
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A Companion to the English NovelAbstract: This collection of authoritative essays represents the latest scholarship on topics relating to the themes, movements, and forms of English fiction, while chronicling its development in Britain from the early 18th century to the present day.
 
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