7.9 Places and paths
7.7 Copular sentences
7.8 Predicative Prepositions
In the previous section we introduced the idea that predicative prepositions should be treated as 2-place relations:
In contrast, argument-marking prepositions are incorporated into the meaning of the verb:
One big advantage of treating predicative preps as 2-place relations is that the same meaning works for PPs modifying nouns:
A dog under the table barked.
A traveler from Spain arrived.
Jean Mark Gawron 2009-02-16