fear

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(230)
Americans generally fear the Muslim Brotherhood.
Americans
Americans
generally
generally
fear
fear
the
the
Muslim
Muslim
Brotherhood
Brotherhood
‘Americans generally fear the Muslim Brotherhood.’
(379)
She feared his temper.
she
she
feared
feared
his
his
temper
temper
‘She feared his temper.’
(380)
She feared him for his temper.
she
she
feared
feared
him
him
for
for
his
his
temper
temper
‘She feared him for his temper.’
(231)
He feared for her safety.
he
he
feared
feared
for
for
her
her
safety
safety
‘He feared for her safety.’
(232)
He feared for his life.
he
he
feared
feared
for
for
his
his
life
life
‘He feared for his life.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fearer NP-nom V.subj A
2 fear stimulus NP-acc P

Alternations

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