Grammar Patterns

Structure combination (i): Verb with prepositional Complement; Verb with Object and prepositional Object Complement

Structure combination (i): Verb with prepositional Complement; Verb with Object and prepositional Object Complement

V prep
 Verb groupprepositional phrase
SubjectVerbprepositional Complement
These fashionsparadeas modern movements in art.
The sticksnappedin half.
You'll turninto everyone's dogsbody.
V n prep
 Verb groupnoun groupprepositional phrase
SubjectVerbObjectprep. Object Complement
Heparadedthemas stars.
Fierce stormssnappedthe tankerinto two parts.
Parentscan't turntheir houseinto a fortress.
Verbs with this combination of patterns belong to the following meaning groups:The 'change' groupThe 'change' groupThe 'change' groupThe 'change' groupThe 'divide' groupThe 'divide' groupThe 'divide' groupThe 'divide' groupThe 'count' groupThe 'count' groupThe 'count' groupThe 'count' groupThe 'equate' groupThe 'equate' groupThe 'equate' groupThe 'equate' groupThe 'awaken' groupThe 'awaken' groupThe 'awaken' groupThe 'awaken' groupThe 'acclimatize' groupThe 'acclimatize' groupThe 'acclimatize' groupThe 'acclimatize' groupThe 'centre' groupThe 'centre' groupThe 'centre' groupThe 'centre' groupThe 'detach' groupThe 'detach' groupThe 'detach' groupThe 'detach' groupThe 'sail' groupThe 'sail' groupThe 'sail' groupThe 'sail' groupThe 'drop' groupThe 'drop' groupThe 'drop' groupThe 'drop' groupThe 'gallop' groupThe 'gallop' groupThe 'gallop' groupThe 'gallop' groupThe 'thump' groupThe 'thump' groupThe 'thump' groupThe 'thump' groupThe 'drain' groupThe 'drain' groupThe 'drain' groupThe 'drain' groupThe 'begin' and 'end' groupThe 'begin' and 'end' groupThe 'begin' and 'end' groupThe 'begin' and 'end' groupThe 'screen' groupThe 'screen' groupThe 'screen' groupThe 'screen' groupVerbs with other meaningsVerbs with other meaningsVerbs with other meaningsVerbs with other meanings

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