7.1 Spatial Verbs

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Spatial Verbs


These are chiefly defined by the fact that they use a reflection of “real world” space. Their main role is to give information about "where" an action happened. All spatial verbs show location of the action. Many will also show movement, including:

  • Where the referent is moving from and to
  • The path it takes to get from the start to the finish
  • How quickly it gets there

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