dress

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(117)
The mother dressed her daughter.
the
the
mother
mother
dressed
dressed
her
her
daughter
daughter
‘The mother dressed her daughter.’
(418)
He was dressed as a schoolboy.
he
he
was
was
dressed
dressed
as
as
a
a
schoolboy
schoolboy
‘He was dressed as a schoolboy.’
(419)
It was her birthday party and she was dressed up as a fairy.
it
it
was
was
her
her
birthday
birthday
party
party
and
and
she
she
was
was
dressed
dressed
up
up
as
as
a
a
fairy
fairy
‘It was her birthday party and she was dressed up as a fairy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser NP-nom V.subj A
2 dressee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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N n
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N y
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N n
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N y
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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 n
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N n
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N n
C
N y
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N n
N
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
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 y
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N y
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N n
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N n
U
N n
U
R n
(118)
‘She dressed slowly.’