语法

V n in n

Structure I: Verb with Object and prepositional Object Complement

Active voice: V n in n
 Verb groupnoun groupinnoun group/fraction
SubjectVerbObjectprep. Object Complement
Youmay splititinhalf.
 Tiethe ropeinknots.
Passive voice: be V-ed in n
 Verb groupinnoun group/fraction
SubjectVerbprepositional Complement
Theywill be dividedingroups of four.
The branchwas snappedinhalf.
Most of the verbs with this structure are concerned with dividing something into pieces. The prepositional phrase indicates the result. We include here fold.
Break the cake in pieces and place in a food processor bowl.
The market is split in two halves.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by a fraction or number. These patterns are V n in fraction and V n in num.
Divide the pastry in half.
Next he tore a blank page from his notebook and folded it in two.
It feels as if I were being sliced in two.
  • break
  • carve
  • chop (usu passive)
  • crack
  • cut
  • divide
  • fold
  • rip
  • slice
  • snap
  • sort
  • split
  • tear
  • Verbs with other meaningsStructure information: Verb with Object and prepositional Object Complement

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