Substantivized phrasal verbs

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Ericka73

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Hello,

I work on my diploma "Substantivized phrasal verbs" and I would like to know what should I focus on in this subject matter. Thx for your advice.
 

riverkid

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Hello,

I work on my diploma "Substantivized phrasal verbs" and I would like to know what should I focus on in this subject matter. Thx for your advice.

What are "Substantivized phrasal verbs", Ericka?
 

Ericka73

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Substantivized phrasal verbs (focus on V+preposition form) are those which became nouns by forms of word-formation (back-formation), e.g. to break down / a breakdown.
 

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What's the exact title?
 

Ericka73

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Hello,

The title is "Substantivized phrasal verbs of V+prep type, corpus based analysis.
I have already collected some examples and now trying to work out some hypothesis of my research :).
I would welcome any idea on this subject matter.....thank you.
 
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