[Ads-l] another of those zero-derived deverbal nouns

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Mon Nov 23 00:47:38 UTC 2015


Is this from "break containment"? BB

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> On Nov 22, 2015, at 4:46 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> Subject:      another of those zero-derived deverbal nouns
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> In football, a runner or quarterback successfully escaping from =
> adversaries is said to "break contain".  Don't know if we had that one =
> in our collections (ask, reveal, fail, etc.).
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