• When you red painted the car, you scratched it. (When you painted the car red)
  • If I hand make something I sell twice the regular price. (If I make something with my hands)
  • What if I ice freeze the milk, will it last longer? (What if I make milk freese until it becomes ice)

I know what they mean but what are they called?

There's also:

  • They had to baby sit me all day while my parents where at work.
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    "When you red painted the car" does not sound at all correct to me. – Deolater May 26 '17 at 16:03
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    Neither of these sentences are correct, so telling you what the construction is is pointless. – Catija May 26 '17 at 16:05
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    "Babysit" is also a verb. Can you please explain what you're trying to understand? Adding more examples doesn't really do much if you're unclear what you're going for. – Catija May 26 '17 at 16:11
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    I think SS is looking for compound verbs like babysit and sandblast and hogtie and pistolwhip and chickenfry – Tᴚoɯɐuo May 26 '17 at 16:35
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    You can't generally do this, though. It requires that the two words have been merged into an idiomatic compound verb... That's why "red painted" and "ice freeze" don't work. – Catija May 26 '17 at 16:38

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