Grammar Patterns

Structure combination (iii): Verb with prepositional Object; Verb with Object and Adjunct.

Structure combination (iii): Verb with prepositional Object; Verb with Object and Adjunct.

V prep
 Verb groupprepositional phrase
SubjectVerbprepositional Object
A high priorityattachesto science and technology.
The countryplungedinto civil war.
Theyqualifyfor extra aid.
V n prep
 Verb groupnoun groupprepositional phrase
SubjectVerbObjectAdjunct
Youcan attachblameto people.
Thisplungedthe countryinto turmoil.
Thisqualifiesthemfor aid.
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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