Grammar Patterns

V pl-n with together

V pl-n with together

The verb is followed by a plural noun group and together, or by together and a plural noun group. (In this pattern, the word 'with' indicates that together occurs in either position.) The passive pattern is pl-n be V-ed together.This pattern has one structure:
    Verb with Object and Adjunct
    We stuck the pieces together.
Active voice: V pl-n together, V together pl-n
 Verb groupplural noun grouptogether
SubjectVerbObjectAdjunct
The two electronsbindthe two nucleitogether.
Helashedher handstogether.
 Verb grouptogetherplural noun group
SubjectVerbAdjunctObject
Heis editingtogetherexcerpts of some of his films.
 Whisktogetherthe egg yolks and sugar.
Passive voice: pl-n be V-ed together
plural noun groupVerb grouptogether
SubjectVerbAdjunct
Two pieceswere gluedtogether.
The two halveswere solderedtogether.
Verbs with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'tie' groupThe 'gather' groupThe 'cobble' groupVerbs with other meaningsStructure information

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