mostrare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(259)
Il negoziante mostrò la merce al cliente.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
negoziant-e
storekeeper-M.SG
mostr-ò
show-PST.3SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
merc-e
merchandise-F.SG
a-i
to-ART.DEF.M.PL
client-i
customer-M.PL
‘The shopkeeper showed the goods to the customer.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower V.subj A
2 shown thing Ø P
3 showing addressee a+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(267)
‘The evidence was shown to the judges by the lawyer.’
C
N y
C
R y
(265)
‘The best goods are only shown to habitual customers.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(498)
‘Anne was approachable for everybody.’
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
(264)
‘Generally one shows/we/you/they (indef.) show the best goods to customers.’
U
R n
C
R y
(260)
‘Anne appears in public with pleasure.’
C
R y
(266)
‘For/With social problems one seems/we/you/they (indef.) seem passive.’
C
R y
(734)
‘One is shown in public/We/You/They (indef.) are shown in public.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(268)
‘Anne and Luke showed each other the pictures of when they were little.’