Grammar Patterns

The 'topple' group

The 'topple' group

In the pattern V prep/adv, these verbs are concerned with someone or something moving somewhere. In the pattern V n, they are concerned with someone or something moving something or someone in a particular direction. This group belongs to Structure combination (iii).
I toppled onto the floor.
Protestors tried to topple a bust of Stalin.
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