The Contextors API assigns to sentences their grammatical attributes (tense, polarity, voice, etc.) and main components (subject, verb, object, etc.)
declarative_clause
subjectThe dog
verbcouldn't
verbeat
direct_objectmy homework

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Example:

I didn't want the dog to eat my homework

declarative_clause
subjecti
verbdidn't
verbwant
direct_objectthe dog
catenative_complementto eat my homework
  • clause: I didn't want the dog to eat my homework
  • main verb: want
  • tense: past simple
  • modality: non-modal
  • voice: active
  • polarity: negative
to_infinitival_clause
subordinatorto
verbeat
direct_objectmy homework
  • clause: to eat my homework
  • understood subject: the dog
  • main verb: eat
  • voice: active
  • polarity: positive
see documentation

There are cats outside eating a cake

declarative_clause
subjectthere
verbare
displaced_subjectcats
extensionoutside
extensioneating a cake
  • clause: there are cats outside eating a cake
  • sub_type: existential
  • main verb: are (be)
  • tense: present simple
  • modality: non-modal
  • voice: active
  • polarity: positive
gerund_participial_clause
verbeating
direct_objecta cake
  • clause: eating a cake
  • main verb: eating (eat)
  • understood subject: cats
  • voice: active
  • polarity: positive
see documentation

The dog is certainly looking for my homework

declarative_clause
subjectthe dog
verbis
adjunctcertainly
verblooking
prepositional_complementfor my homework
  • clause: the dog is certainly looking for my homework
  • main verb: looking (look for)
  • tense: present progressive
  • modality: non-modal
  • voice: active
  • polarity: positive
see documentation

The Science Behind

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Many kinds of adjuncts are now supported: "Probably, the cat will soon eat on the table".

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Read about how to use the Contextors API, the full attributes list and query examples in the API docs

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