List of John Benjamins publications for which Elina Sellgren plays a role.
Prevent and the battle of the -ing clauses: Semantic divergence?. English Historical Linguistics 2008: Selected papers from the fifteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 15), Munich, 24-30 August 2008., Lenker, Ursula, Judith Huber and Robert Mailhammer (eds.), pp. 45–622010.
The article discusses the variation between the two most common sentential complements of the verb prevent, as in prevent me from going and prevent me going, from a semantic point of view. The variant me going became significantly more common in British English in the twentieth century, competing… read more | Chapter