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Table 2 Matching of final items and target words for length, written frequency of occurrence and abstractness, according to sentence/word type and associativeness.

From: The role of left and right hemispheres in the comprehension of idiomatic language: an electrical neuroimaging study

Sentence/word type Length
(# letters)
Frequency of use
(Colfis)
# Concrete items
   FINAL WORDS    
Idiomatic 10.4 248.7 125
Literal 11.2 258.5 120
   TARGET WORDS    
Idiom./A 8.34 110.9 2
Idiom./NA 7.72 120.7 2
Lit./A 8.12 120.7 6
Lit./NA 7.91 114.9 0
  1. Key: A = associated; NA = non-associated, Idiom. = idiomatic; Lit. = literal.