leave

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(273)
The boy left the village.
the
the
boy
boy
left
left
the
the
village
village
‘The boy left the village.’
(274)
They left me there.
they
they
left
left
me
me
there
there
‘They left me there.’
(275)
My wife left me for another man.
my
my
wife
wife
left
left
me
me
for
for
another
another
man
man
‘My wife left me for another man.’
(439)
They'd left for the coast a few days earlier.
they
they
had
had
left
left
for
for
the
the
coast
coast
a
a
few
few
days
days
earlier
earlier
‘They'd left for the coast a few days earlier.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LEAVE Coding set Argument type
1 leaver NP-nom V.subj A
2 left place/person NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
N n
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N n
C
N y
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N y
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N n
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N n
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N n
U
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
U
N n
U
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
(276)
‘When did you leave?’