The Preposition Project: 673 meanings for 334 English prepositions

This site? The Preposition Project, where “each of 673 preposition senses for 334 prepositions (mostly phrasal prepositions) has been described by giving it a semantic role or relation name and by characterizing the syntactic and semantic properties of its complement and attachment point”? That’s exactly the kind of hard work lexicographers and computational linguists do that you don’t think of when you say to yourself, “Gee whiz! It’d be swell to make dictionaries, wouldn’t it?’

Posted August 28, 2007

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