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Idiom with V and N anchors: Tnx0VN1
- This tree family is selected by transitive idioms that are anchored by a
verb and noun. 15 idioms select this family.
- draw blood, cry wolf
Graham's retort drew blood.
The neglected boy cried wolf.
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.48.
Declarative Idiom with V and N Anchors Tree: nx0VN1
- Other available trees:
- Subject relative clause with and without comp,
adjunct relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping,
wh-moved subject, imperative, NP gerund, passive without by phrase, passive with
by phrase, passive with wh-moved object of by phrase, passive with
wh-moved by phrase, passive with relative on object of by phrase
with and without comp.