lexical verb + degree adverb

lexical verb + degree adverb

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Following a lexical verb with a degree adverb is possible but much rarer than following a lexical verb with a preposition and a little rarer than following a lexical verb with a general adverb.

11 TAKES (VVZ) ABOUT (RG) 36989
12 LOOKS (VVZ) VERY (RG) 34563
13 GET (VVI) TOO (RG) 32745

16 FEEL (VV0) VERY (RG) 29120

20 GET (VVI) VERY (RG) 26219

23 GETTING (VVG) TOO (RG) 24017
24 GET (VVI) AS (RG) 23435
25 WORKS (VVZ) VERY (RG) 22637
26 SEEN (VVN) SO (RG) 22261
27 BECAME (VVD) VERY (RG) 21796
28 LOOKS (VVZ) PRETTY (RG) 21758
29 SEEMS (VVZ) VERY (RG) 21728
30 GET (VV0) TOO (RG) 21335
32 TOOK (VVD) ABOUT (RG) 19644

35 LOOK (VVI) VERY (RG) 18874
36 GETS (VVZ) TOO (RG) 18593

39 TAKE (VVI) ABOUT (RG) 17311

42 WORK (VVI) VERY (RG) 16601

44 SEEMS (VVZ) PRETTY (RG) 16314

48 FEEL (VVI) VERY (RG) 15416
49 FEELS (VVZ) VERY (RG) 15279
50 GET (VV0) VERY (RG) 15112
51 LOOK (VV0) VERY (RG) 15102
52 GO (VVI) SO (RG) 15099

57 TAKE (VVI) TOO (RG) 14585

59 BECOMES (VVZ) VERY (RG) 14427
60 BECOME (VVI) VERY (RG) 14321

62 BECOME (VVN@) VERY (RG) 14069

64 WORK (VV0) VERY (RG) 13740
65 FELT (VVD) VERY (RG) 13467
66 SEE (VVI) SO (RG) 13414

68 BECAME (VVD) SO (RG_RR) 13354

74 SEEMS (VVZ) TOO (RG) 12542

76 WORRY (VVI) TOO (RG) 12450

78 GO (VVI) TOO (RG) 12110

80 KNOW (VV0) VERY (RG) 11661
81 GETS (VVZ) VERY (RG) 11586
82 LOOK (VVI) TOO (RG) 11520

84 GET (VVI) PRETTY (RG) 11241
85 LOOK (VVI) AS (RG) 11204

87 GETTING (VVG) VERY (RG) 11105
89 WENT (VVD) SO (RG) 11069

91 GET (VVI) SO (RG) 10904
92 WORKING (VVG) VERY (RG) 10752

94 LOOK (VVI) SO (RG) 10670

97 GOING (VVG) TOO (RG) 10654

100 FEEL (VVI) SO (RG) 10520

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