dig

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(175)
She was digging in the garden.
she
she
was
was
digging
digging
in
in
the
the
garden
garden
‘She was digging in the garden.’
(176)
She was digging for potatoes.
she
she
was
was
digging
digging
for
for
potatoes
potatoes
‘She was digging for potatoes.’
(179)
They dug through the top layer of sediment.
they
they
dug
dug
through
through
the
the
top
top
layer
layer
of
of
sediment
sediment
‘They dug through the top layer of sediment.’
(181)
She dug a lot of potatoes yesterday.
she
she
dug
dug
a
a
lot
lot
of
of
potatoes
potatoes
yesterday
yesterday
‘She dug a lot of potatoes yesterday.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

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U
R n
(177)
‘He dug a hole.’
(178)
‘She's digging a new garden bed.’
C
M y
(180)
‘They dug their way out (of the wreckage).’
U
N n