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Table 1

Verb pairs, with SUBTLEX frequency measures (Zipf scores), percent transitive out of all non-periphrastic occurrences, as well as the difference between low- and high-frequency scores per pair.

HF verbZipf score% transitiveLF verbZipf score% transitiveHF > LF

 
laugh 4.77 .4 giggle 3.55 .2 1.22 
fall 5.01 .0 tumble 4.50 1.2 0.51 
disappear 4.21 .0 vanish 3.25 .0 0.96 
smile 4.71 9.3 grin 3.55 1.1 1.16 
HF verbZipf score% transitiveLF verbZipf score% transitiveHF > LF

 
laugh 4.77 .4 giggle 3.55 .2 1.22 
fall 5.01 .0 tumble 4.50 1.2 0.51 
disappear 4.21 .0 vanish 3.25 .0 0.96 
smile 4.71 9.3 grin 3.55 1.1 1.16 
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