Predicate: backfire

Roleset id: backfire.01 , have a bad result, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

backfire.01: BACKFIRE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'backfire' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. (from backfire.01-v predicate notes)


backfire (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: thing with bad result
        Arg2-GOL: 'benefactive'

Example: unaccusative

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Some other fare promotions have backfired.

        Arg1: Some other fare promotions
        Rel: backfired

Example: ARG1 and ARG2

        The document stated that the implementation of the plan was later abandoned because Britain feared it might backfire violently on the Egyptian side .

        Arg1: it
        Argm-mod: might
        Rel: backfire
        Argm-mnr: violently
        Arg2: on the Egyptian side