Category: verbs

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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