send

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(93)
The girl sent flowers to her grandmother in hospital.
the
the
girl
girl
sent
sent
flowers
flowers
to
to
her
her
grandmother
grandmother
in
in
hospital
hospital
‘The girl sent flowers to her grandmother in hospital.’
(416)
She sent him away.
she
she
sent
sent
him
him
away
away
‘She sent him away.’
(417)
John sent Bill to get newspapers from the store.
John
John
sent
sent
Bill
Bill
to
to
get
get
newspapers
newspapers
from
from
the
the
store
store
‘John sent Bill to get newspapers from the store.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEND Coding set Argument type
1 sender NP-nom V.subj A
2 sent thing NP-acc P
3 sending recipient to+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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
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
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(94)
‘She sent her grandmother flowers.’
U
N n