carry

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(32)
The men carried the gear to camp.
the
the
men
men
carried
carried
the
the
gear
gear
to
to
camp
camp
‘The men carried the gear to camp.’
(35)
He was carrying a weapon.
he
he
was
was
carrying
carrying
a
a
weapon
weapon
‘He was carrying a weapon.’
(36)
The flood waters carried her away.
the
the
flood
flood
waters
waters
carried
carried
her
her
away
away
‘The flood waters carried her away.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier NP-nom V.subj A
2 carried thing NP-acc P
3 carrying goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
N
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(33)
‘He carried it on his back.’
U
M n
(37)
‘One B-52 carries 29,700 kilos of bombs.’
U
R n
(34)
‘She carried lip balm with her at all times.’