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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(102)
The men searched for the women.
the
the
men
men
searched
searched
for
for
the
the
women
women
‘The men searched for the women.’
(103)
They searched the house (for the women).
they
they
searched
searched
the
the
house
house
(for
(for
the
the
women)
women)
‘They searched the house (for the women).’
(104)
They searched me (for drugs).
they
they
searched
searched
me
me
(for
(for
drugs)
drugs)
‘They searched me (for drugs).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-nom V.subj A
2 searched entity NP-acc P
3 searched for thing for+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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N y
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N n
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N y
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N n
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N n
N
U
N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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C
N y
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N n
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N y
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N y
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N n
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