Datapoint Haitian Creole/'Give' serial verb constructions

I am very reserved about the classification of ba as a verb. To me, it is rather a preposition since commutation with prepositions is possible.

Values

‘Give’ in second position, recipient or beneficiary

Example 49-259:
Ou voye l ban mwen.
Ou
2sg
voye
send
l
3sg
ban
give
mwen.
1sg
You have sent him/her/it to me.
French: Tu me l'as envoyé.

Source: Fattier 1998: vol. 3, p. 455

Example 49-260:
Fo m mennen machin nan tounen ba li.
Fo
must
m
1sg
mennen
take
machin
car
nan
def
tounen
return
ba
give
li.
3sg
I have to return the car to him.
French: Il faut que je lui ramène la voiture.

Source: Valdman et al. 1996: 152

Example 49-261:
Fè travay la ban mwen!
do
travay
work
la
def
ban
for
mwen!
1sg
Do the work for me!
French: Fais moi le travail!

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 72

Example 49-262:
Mwen ouvri kè m ba ou.
Mwen
1sg
ouvri
open
heart
m
3sg.poss
ba
give
ou.
2sg
I have opened you my heart.
French: Je t'ai ouvert mon coeur.

Source: Desmarattes 1983: 51

Confidence:
Very certain