Pattern combinations

Pattern combination 3: pl-n V; V n

These verbs have two patterns:
    pl-n V: The verb is used with a plural Subject.
    V n: The verb is used with a Subject referring to one participant and followed by a noun group referring to the other. The passive pattern is be V-ed.
Active voicepl-n V
plural noun groupVerb group
Their eyesmet.
V n
 Verb groupnoun group
Her eyesmetHarry's.
Passive voicebe V-ed
 Verb group
SubjectVerbAdjunct (optional)
Itis intersectedby another motorway.
Hewas kissedby them all.
Verbs with this combination of patterns belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'kiss' groupThe 'marry' and 'divorce' groupThe 'fight' groupThe 'intersect' groupVerbs with other meaningsStructure information: Pattern combination 3

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