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What is a fixed lexical collocation?

 

Definition
 

A fixed lexical collocation is a collocation of two or more co-occurring lexemes in an unchanging syntactic and semantic relationship.

Discussion
 

Fixed lexical collocations typically consist of constructions between nouns, verbs, adverbs, and adjectives.


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