like

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(240)
Pete really likes his PS3.
Pete
Pete
really
really
likes
likes
his
his
PS3
PS3
‘Pete really likes his PS3.’
(241)
Roger likes playing tennis.
Roger
Roger
likes
likes
playing
playing
tennis
tennis
‘Roger likes playing tennis.’
(242)
I liked her for her sense of humour.
I
I
liked
liked
her
her
for
for
her
her
sense
sense
of
of
humour
humour
‘I liked her for her sense of humour.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIKE Coding set Argument type
1 liker NP-nom V.subj A
2 liked entity NP-acc P

Alternations

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R
(243)
‘I like that you can get a refund if you're not satisfied.’
C
R y
(430)
‘She likes to go for long walks by the seaside.’