ask

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(256)
The boy asked his parents for money.
the
the
boy
boy
asked
asked
his
his
parents
parents
for
for
money
money
‘The boy asked his parents for money.’
(257)
I asked for help with filling out the form.
I
I
asked
asked
for
for
help
help
with
with
filling
filling
out
out
the
the
form
form
‘I asked for help with filling out the form.’
(258)
I asked him to help me fill out the form.
I
I
asked
asked
him
him
to
to
help
help
me
me
fill
fill
out
out
the
the
form
form
‘I asked him to help me fill out the form.’
(412)
They asked me to resign.
they
they
asked
asked
me
me
to
to
resign
resign
‘They asked me to resign.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker NP-nom V.subj A
2 askee NP-acc P
3 requested thing for+NP X

Alternations

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