Sunday, 1 March 2020

'Phase' Verb Serving As Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 570n):
When the verbs serving in the primary, elaborated verbal group occur in simple, non-elaborated verbal groups that serve as Process in their own right, they tend to combine with metaphorical nominal groups, as in Tove Janson’s experimentation with slightly different themes began in 1957.