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If, however, for the purpose of analysis, “to” is extracted and if its contribution to the meaning of the phrase is analyzed, it does not seem that it is more abstract or less concrete than “town” or “going” which undoubtedly would be considered to be “concrete” or “content” words according to the proponents of grammaticalization theory. Let us suppose that it makes sense to scrutinize the semantics of “to”, that is, the kind of relevant information it provides to the compounds in which it occurs.

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