object of the verb


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the object that receives the direct action of the verb

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These features of the object of the verb rob rule out the acceptability of the following sentences:
What makes this example acceptable despite its apparent violation of the semantic constraint that determines the nature of the object of the verb steal is the context in which it is used.
The system finds the question focus by using the S or O linkage to get the object of the verb.
Much like the construction VERB + NOUN, the component to the right, which behaves grammatically as a noun, is the direct object of the verb fare and, therefore, the syntagm is intransitive.
In (61) the first clause encodes an event in which the towel is a theme, encoded as the direct object of the verb 'take'.
In (89), with inversion, the direct object of the verb 'chase (away)' refers to the entity, the magic, used as an instrument in the procedure.
In such constructions the recipient acts as the object of the verb prasyti 'ask, request'.
He translates the verb [Arabian Text Omitted] as a passive with "their days" as its subject, though it seems perfectly clear from the context that "their days" is the object of the verb and the subject is the same unspecified "they" which is the subject of the previous two verbs.
In (25a), the object of the verb of creation write has an exclusive nonspecific reading, and the extraction from the object is fine.
The first thing one notices in Table 1 is that lo occurs more commonly than le as a direct object of the verb ayudar.
If the VDEL rule is postlexical, it would have to be conditioned by factors several syllables away from the immediate environment (the left edge of vaa because what precedes it cannot be the conditioning factor); otherwise it would have to `see' that the object of the verb is animate rather than inanimate, since this is what conditions the choice of kondu-vaa rather than kuuttikittu-vaa as the lexical item meaning `bring'.
This is largely due to a discourse process called "unspecified object deletion," where an object of the verb (usually the theme) is elided, leaving no pronominal trace (cf.
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