Grammar Patterns

Verbs with other meanings

Verbs with other meanings

There are a few other verbs which have this combination of patterns. The verbs average out and sign up (as) belong to Structure combination (i). Sign up (for) belongs to Structure combination (ii). The verbs climax and put up belong to Structure combination (iii).
There were reportedly 'important differences of view' between head teacher and governors which climaxed in the head leaving.
The victory climaxed a perfect season for UCLA, which won all 30 of its games.
He decided that he would drive back to town at once instead of putting up for the night at the hotel.
The company will put you up when you're between tours.
  • climax
  • average out
  • put up
  • sign up (as/for)
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