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, ? unexpected quantity of people sitting in the hall (V-go) [sitting is expected, high quantity is not] ? person sitting on grass because tired

, ? break: ? glasses, cups and the like: breaking is not supposed to happen (always unexpected) but can happen and often does

, ? windows: really unexpected, not supposed to happen ('break-fall' ? leave ? leave dinner table to fetch something & coming back; leave meeting for phone call

, ? leave dinner table because not hungry; leave meeting & go home

, Contextual differences '-give

@. Vs, V-drop: difference of impact, size/ amount, intensity, effort & force, e.g.: ? catch, hold: ? catch/hold someone's bag (V-give) ? catch/hold the reins of a horse

, ? cut: ? cut down one tree (V-give) ? cut down all the trees, clean up area

, ? open ? open a door (V-give) ? open your dress in public