grind

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(188)
The women ground the seeds with a mortar and pestle.
the
the
women
women
ground
ground
the
the
seeds
seeds
with
with
a
a
mortar
mortar
and
and
pestle
pestle
‘The women ground the seeds with a mortar and pestle.’
(190)
She ground her hips against him.
she
she
ground
ground
her
her
hips
hips
against
against
him
him
‘She ground her hips against him.’
(191)
He ground his knee into my back.
he
he
ground
ground
his
his
knee
knee
into
into
my
my
back
back
‘He ground his knee into my back.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-nom V.subj A
2 ground thing NP-acc P
3 grinding instrument with+NP I

Alternations

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(189)
‘He ground it into flour.’