take

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(200)
He took the money from the drawer.
he
he
took
took
the
the
money
money
from
from
the
the
drawer
drawer
‘He took the money from the drawer.’
(201)
I took the parcel over to him.
I
I
took
took
the
the
parcel
parcel
over
over
to
to
him
him
‘I took the parcel over to him.’
(422)
Take me to your leader.
take
take
me
me
to
to
your
your
leader
leader
‘Take me to your leader.’
(423)
He took her to the doctor.
he
he
took
took
her
her
to
to
the
the
doctor
doctor
‘He took her to the doctor.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-nom V.subj A
2 taken thing NP-acc P
3 taking source from+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
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N n
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N y
C
N y
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N n
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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
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
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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
(202)
‘He took her the money.’
U
M n
(355)
‘A taxi can take four passengers at a time.’
U
R n
(203)
‘He took it with him.’