V n into n

Structure II: Verb with Object and Adjunct

Active voice: V n into n
 Verb groupnoun groupintonoun group
The casehas frightenedstaff and studentsintosilence.
Theywere trying to traphimintoan inadvertent admission.
His debut albumsentcriticsintofits of rapture.
The tigersankits teethintohis leg.
Passive voice: be V-ed into n
 Verb groupintonoun group
The firmhas been absorbedintoa much larger international firm.
One sidewas being blackmailedintocompliance.
Iwas draftedintothe Air Force.
Hehas been rushedintoconcessions on political pluralism.
Active voice: V n P into n, V P n (not pron) into n
 Verb groupnoun groupParticleintonoun group
The governmentis going to ploughthe moneybackintoroad building.
Heworkedhimselfupintoa temper.
 Verb groupParticlenoun groupintonoun group
The ringleaderwould whipupthe othersintoa frenzy.
Passive voice: be V-ed into n
 Verb groupParticleintonoun group
Religious conceptsare carriedoverintopolitical life.
Stainless steel operationswere hivedoffintoa joint venture.
Verbs with this structure belong to the following meaning groups:
II.1 The 'force', 'trick', and 'charm' groupsII.2 The 'send' groupII.3 The 'put' groupII.4 The 'incorporate' groupII.5 The 'breathe' groupVerbs with other meaningsStructure information: Verb with Object and Adjunct

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