tie

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(156)
He tied the horse to the tree with a rope.
he
he
tied
tied
the
the
horse
horse
to
to
the
the
tree
tree
with
with
a
a
rope
rope
‘He tied the horse to the tree with a rope.’
(158)
They tied him down.
they
they
tied
tied
him
him
down
down
‘They tied him down.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier NP-nom V.subj A
2 tied thing NP-acc P
3 tying goal LOC L
4 tying instrument with+NP I

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
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
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
(157)
‘He tied a reef knot.’
U
R n
(159)
‘He tied the rope around the tree.’
(160)
‘He tied the rope onto the branch.’
U
R n
(161)
‘I tied the ribbon into a bow.’
U
N n