be sad

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: COP A

Example

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The little girl was sad because she'd lost her kitten.
the
the
little
little
girl
girl
was
was
sad
sad
because
because
she
she
had
had
lost
lost
her
her
kitten
kitten
‘The little girl was sad because she'd lost her kitten.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE SAD Coding set Argument type
1 sad person NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N n
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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
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N n
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N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
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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
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N n
U
N n