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Pragmatics and grammar

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Publication date2013
Host publicationThe encyclopedia of applied linguistics
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherWiley Blackwell
ISBN (electronic)9781405198431
<mark>Original language</mark>English


In his seminal publication on pragmatics, Leech argued that “grammar (the abstract formal system of language) and pragmatics (the principles of language use) are complementary domains within linguistics“ (1983, p. 4).