an analysis of lexical phrases in business letters: an online business
... They are often connected with the functions of language. They have been called various
names, including lexical phrases (Nattinger & DeCarrico, 1989; Schmitt & Carter, 2000),
multi-word chunks/expressions (Moon, 1997; Zimmerman, 1997), ready made
units/chunks (Cowie, 1992), and collocations (Lewis, ...