On syntactic and semantic decomposition of an idio

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Abstract

The metaphoric nature of an idiom accounts the unpredictability of the global meaning of the whole from, the literal meanings of the constituent parts and results in its usage as a lexical expressive means in fiction. Syntactic and semantic flexibility of idioms is confirmed by various kinds of their deformations.

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Y S Chernyakova

Moscow Region State Institute of Humanities and Social Studies

Email: y-chernyakova@mail.ru
Кафедра английского языка; Московский государственный областной социально-гуманитарный институт; Moscow Region State Institute of Humanities and Social Studies

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