Category: verbs

-IES suffix

1 SERIES (NN) 3166663 2 COMPANIES (NN2) 2679310 3 ACTIVITIES (NN2) 1981104 4 COUNTRIES (NN2) 1459881 5 OPPORTUNITIES (NN2) 1456705 6 STUDIES (NN2) 1426922 7 FAMILIES (NN2) 1348777 8 STORIES (NN2) 1250906 9 PROPERTIES (NN2) 984184 10 FACILITIES (NN2) 920963 11 SPECIES (NN) 920040 12 PARTIES (NN2) 912973 13 COMMUNITIES (NN2) 910936 14 POLICIES (NN2) […]

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past + singular noun

It is very possible to have a noun after a past participle. 1 TAKEN (VVN) PLACE (NN1) 57019 2 TAKEN (VVN) CARE (NN1) 52472 3 TAKEN (VVN) ADVANTAGE (NN1) 15507 4 MADE (VVN) PUBLIC (NN1_JJ_RR@) 14502 5 ELECTED (VVN_JJ@) PRESIDENT (NN1) 10852 6 TAKEN (VVN) PART (NN1) 9235 7 BUILT (VVN) ENVIRONMENT (NN1) 7734 8 […]

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BASE VERB + BASE VERB

Many of the second base verbs are more like nouns.  For example, “Press the ENTER button.” 1 PRESS (VV0_NN1) ENTER (VV0) 16128 2 CLICK (VV0_NN1) ADD (VV0) 15009 3 GO (VV0) GET (VV0) 14910 4 CLICK (VV0_NN1) SAVE (VV0) 12303 5 COME (VV0) JOIN (VV0) 11010 6 COME (VV0) SEE (VV0) 10450 7 GO (VV0) […]

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VERB + NOUN + VERB

It seems impossible to find a lexical base verb after lexical verb + noun. 1 GET (VVI) THINGS (NN2) DONE (VDN) 15273 2 MAKE (VVI) ENDS (NN2) MEET (VVI) 12084 3 GETTING (VVG) THINGS (NN2) DONE (VDN) 7515 4 LET (VVI) PEOPLE (NN) KNOW (VVI) 6309 5 HAVING (VHG) TROUBLE (NN1) GETTING (VVG) 6301 6 […]

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