tear

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(95)
The girl tore the page from the book.
the
the
girl
girl
tore
tore
the
the
page
page
from
from
the
the
book
book
‘The girl tore the page from the book.’
(438)
I tore her photo out of a magazine.
I
I
tore
tore
her
her
photo
photo
out
out
of
of
a
a
magazine
magazine
‘I tore her photo out of a magazine.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom V.subj A
2 torn thing NP-acc P
3 tearing source LOC L

Alternations

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R n
(97)
‘She tore the page up into tiny pieces.’
U
R n
(96)
‘She tore the poster down (off the wall).’