steal

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(373)
The thief stole money from the old lady.
the
the
thief
thief
stole
stole
money
money
from
from
the
the
old
old
lady
lady
‘The thief stole money from the old lady.’
(375)
The child stole cookies from the cookie jar.
the
the
child
child
stole
stole
cookies
cookies
from
from
the
the
cookie
cookie
jar
jar
‘The child stole cookies from the cookie jar.’
(376)
He stole my bike.
he
he
stole
stole
my
my
bike
bike
‘He stole my bike.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer NP-nom V.subj A
2 stolen thing NP-acc P
3 stealing source from+NP X

Alternations

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(374)
‘He stole the old lady's money.’