hear

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(316)
I heard shouting outside.
I
I
heard
heard
shouting
shouting
outside
outside
‘I heard shouting outside.’
(317)
I heard a loud bang in the car park.
I
I
heard
heard
a
a
loud
loud
bang
bang
in
in
the
the
car
car
park
park
‘I heard a loud bang in the car park.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HEAR Coding set Argument type
1 hearer NP-nom V.subj A
2 heard sound NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
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
U
N n
N
(319)
‘I heard that you got a new job.’
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
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
C
R y
(318)
‘I heard her snoring.’
U
R n
(320)
‘I didn't hear about it till yesterday.’