bring

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(349)
She brought them to me.
she
she
brought
brought
them
them
to
to
me
me
‘She brought them to me.’
(350)
The child brought the money to me.
the
the
child
child
brought
brought
the
the
money
money
to
to
me
me
‘The child brought the money to me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer NP-nom V.subj A
2 brought thing NP-acc P
3 bringing recipient to+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
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N n
U
N n
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N n
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N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(351)
‘The girl brought me flowers.’
(352)
‘In the morning they brought him fresh clothes and a hearty breakfast.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
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
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(353)
‘He brought his brother with him.’
(354)
‘He brought his racquet and sports shoes with him.’