Grammar Patterns

Structure combination (iv): Verb with Adjunct; Verb with Object and Adjunct

Structure combination (iv): Verb with Adjunct; Verb with Object and Adjunct

V prep/adv
 Verb groupprepositional phrase/adverb group
SubjectVerbAdjunct
A larger shipanchoredoffshore.
His gunstill dangledfrom his hand.
The displayendswith a flyby of military aircraft.
Youenrolon a full-time course.
Wemarchedacross the surface of the moon.
V n prep/adv
 Verb groupnoun groupprepositional phrase/adverb group
SubjectVerbObjectAdjunct
Weanchoredthe boatin six feet of water.
Shedanglesthe cigarettefrom her lips.
Thomasendedhis remarkswith this statement.
Heenrolledhis daughterin a public school.
Shemarchedthe girlsback to school.
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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