Grammar Patterns

V n n

V n n

The verb is followed by two noun groups. The passive pattern is be V-ed n. This pattern has three structures:
    Structure I: Verb with two Objects
    He gave her a present.
    Structure II: Verb with Object and Object Complement
    They appointed him chairman.
    Structure III: Verb with Object and Adjunct
    They won the game 4-2.
Structure I: Verb with two ObjectsStructure II: Verb with Object and Object ComplementStructure III: Verb with Object and AdjunctOther structuresOther productive usesOther related patterns

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