“What cause you were knackered?”: The reactive what-x construction in two corpora of Present-Day spoken English

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Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jul
EventThe 5th International Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English - Institute of English Studies, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2018 Jul 172018 Jul 20
Conference number: 5
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/english-usage/isle5/

Conference

ConferenceThe 5th International Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English
Abbreviated titleISLE 5
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period2018/07/172018/07/20
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Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Specific Languages

Keywords

  • Common ground
  • Metonymy
  • Spoken dialogue
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Invited inferences
  • Diachronic Construction Grammar
  • Responsive constructions

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