scare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(238)
He scares me sometimes.
he
he
scares
scares
me
me
sometimes
sometimes
‘He scares me sometimes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener NP-nom V.subj A
2 frightenee NP-acc P

Alternations

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(239)
‘I'm scared of him.’
(384)
‘I'm scared of his temper.’
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N n