Fixed Non-comp Synt irreg Non-ident Sit'd Fig'ive Prov Inf'al Aff'd Lex/Inst Moon Class(es)
ins and outs Y Y N Y N N N N N Lex semi-transparent metaphor, defective collocation
odd ball Y Y N Y N N N N N Lex defective collocation
mail/post man Y N N N N N N N N Inst ???
heavy heart N N N N N N N N Y Inst ???
ad hoc Y Y ? Y N N N N N Lex ???
machine translation N N N N N N N N N Inst lexico-semantic collocation
library card N N N N N N N N N Inst ???
one fell swoop Y Y N Y N Y N N N Lex semi-transparent metaphor, defective collocation
in the meantime Y N N N N N N N N Lex phraseological collocation, simple formula
smart bomb N N N N N N N N N Inst ???
red herring Y Y N Y N N N N N Lex opaque metaphor
at/*in/*on nine o'clock N N N N N N N N N Inst simple formula
foreign direct investment Y N N N N N N N N Inst ???
brief moment N N N N N N N N N Inst ???
sleep tight Y Y N Y N N N Y N Lex metaphorical formula, transparent metaphor
the universe Y N N N N N N N N Inst ???

  

Timothy Baldwin (tbaldwin@csli.stanford.edu) © Last modified: Mon Dec 10 16:52:59 PST 2001