Syntactic Theory

Exercise: ARG-ST Values

If a verb is specified as [SPR<NP>][COMPS<NP>] then the verb's argument structure list is <NP,NP>.

What are the ARGUMENT-STRUCTURE lists for the verb in the following sentences? Please fill in the blanks according to the order.

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1. John talked with Mary about their presentation. (:vips 9499:)

2. The students rely on themselves. (:vips 9501:)

3. Jane put the book on the table. (:vips 9502:)