Grammar Patterns

V at n

Structure I: Verb with prepositional Complement

V at amount
 Verb groupatamount
SubjectVerbprepositional Complement
The unemployment ratepeakedat11 per cent.
Inflationis runningataround sixty per cent.
Phrasal verbs: V P at amount
 Verb groupParticleatamount
SubjectVerbprepositional Complement
The two DVDsclockinatjust under 100 minutes.
The priceworksoutat£10 a cup.
In this structure, the noun group following the preposition at is an amount, and the pattern is V at amount.Verbs with this structure belong to the following meaning groups:
I.1 The 'stand' groupI.2 The 'peak' groupStructure information: Verb with prepositional Complement

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