Intransitive Construction

potential subject
V

Monotransitive Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP

Monotransitive Constructions (clausal objects)


Ditransitive Construction (Obj: NP)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: NP

Ditransitive Construction (Obj: toINF)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: toINF

Resultative Construction (Attr: toINF)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: toINF

Ditransitive Construction (Obj: INF)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: INF

Attribute Construction (Attr: toINF)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: toINF

Ditransitive Construction (thatcl)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: (that)CL_{fin}

Ditransitive Construction (Obj: whCL)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: whCL

Ditransitive Construction (Obj: whtoinf)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: wh to_INF

SelfMotion Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP

CausedMotion Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: PP

SubjectAttribute Construction (Attr: NP)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP

SubjectAttribute Construction (Attr: AdjP)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: AdjP

SubjectAttribute Construction (Attr: PP)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP

SubjectAttribute Construction (Attr: thatCL)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: thatCL

Object Attribute Construction (Attr: NP)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: NP

Attribute Construction (Attr: Adj)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: AdjP

Resultative Construction (Attr: Adj)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: AdjP

Attribute Construction (Attr: Ving)

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: Ving

TORecipientABOUTTopic Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}
unit in predicate: PP_{about}

TORecipientFORFact Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}
unit in predicate: PP_{for}

TORecipientFORDesiredObject Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}
unit in predicate: PP_{for}

TORecipientAction Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}
unit in predicate: toINF

TOJudgeAction Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}
unit in predicate: toINF

SelfChangeResultative Construction


CausedChangeResultative Construction


ChangeofState Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: PP_{from} and/or PP_{into}

IntoCAUSATIVE Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: PP_{into}

AboutREFERENCEAREA Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{about}

OnFOCUSAREA Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{on}

ToRECIPIENT/GOAL Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{to}

WithPARTNER Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{with}

WithEmotion Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{with}

ATConative Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{at}

FORDESIREDOBJECT Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: PP_{for}

ÆFFECTED+FORDESIREDOBJECT Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: PP_{for}

ExchangeXforY Construction

potential subject: NP
V
unit in predicate: NP
unit in predicate: PP_{for}

XIsDifficulttoAnswer Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

THEYAREWILLINGTOPAY Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

HeWasBravetoSayThat Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

SHEWASSURPRISEDTOHEAR Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

WeAreAbletoMake Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

XISLIKELYTO Construction

potential subject
BE
Adj
postmod: toINF

ITTHAT Construction

subject: it
BE/SEEM
unit in predicate: Adj/NP
unit in predicate: thatclause/ifclause

ITFOREvent Construction

potential subject: it
BE/SEEM
Attr: Adj
EXTRA: for NP toINF

NICEOFYOU Construction

potential subject: it
BE
Adj
PP_{of}
EXTRA: toINF

Impersonal Evaluative Construction

potential subject: it
V: BE
Adj
EXTRA: toINF
