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Labile verbs are transitive when the verb describes a change to the object. Labile verbs are intransitive when the verb describes the same change to the subject.

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Is “bother” an ergative verb?

I have this list for comparing verbs for their being ergative or not. As you see, bother is not on that list. But I have sentences in which that verb seems to be ergative. For example: She may ...