The English grammatical collocations of the verb and the preposition for and their collocational equivalents in the Slovak language


  • Marianna Hudcovičová University of Ss. Cyril and Methdius, Trnava, Slovakia
  • Ľudmila Jančovičová University of Ss. Cyril and Methdius, Trnava, Slovakia
  • Božena Petrášová University of Ss. Cyril and Methdius, Trnava, Slovakia
  • Jerome Baghana Belgorod State University, Russia


contrastive study, electronic corpus, grammatical collocations, preposition for, verb


This paper focuses on empirical research of grammatical collocations of the type: verb and preposition FOR. Subject to analysis were the verbal prepostional structures of the pattern 1: V+prepositional phrase in the function of the object and the pattern 2: V+ preposition+fixed element.  The study is based on comparisons of the English and Slovak sentences containing this specific verbal-prepositional structure. Data for contrastive study of English and Slovak languages are taken from the electronic corpus Slovak National Corpus, ie. English- Slovak Parallel Corpus. The aim of the study is to analyse, describe and classify only prepositional counterparts.


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Hudcovičová, M., Jančovičová, Ľudmila, Petrášová, B., & Baghana, J. (2021). The English grammatical collocations of the verb and the preposition for and their collocational equivalents in the Slovak language. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S1), 1183-1194.



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