Predicate: bend

Roleset id: bend.01 , (cause to) form a curve, forced into a non-straight configuration, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bend.01: BEND-V NOTES: Frames file for 'bend' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 47.6, 26.5, 50, and 45.2; Framenet entries Body movement, Posture, and Path shape. Fortunately all of these fit into a single rolest. I think. Sounds better with 'curved'. Oh well, you get the point. (from bend.01-v) BEND-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb bend.01, OntoNotes grouping bend-n sense 2; maps to VN classes assuming_position-50, bend-45.2, knead-26.5, meander-47.7, spatial_configuration-47.6. Framed by Claire. (from bend.01-n) BENDING-N NOTES: bend.01 (from bending.01-n) BENT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on bend-v.01. (from bent.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bent (j.)Posture
bending (n.)
bend (n.)
bend (v.)

Roles:

        Verb doesn't have product argument, but examples show this to be necessary. (from bend.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: bender (vnrole: 47.6-Agent, 50-Agent, 26.5-Agent, 45.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing forming a curve (vnrole: 47.6-Theme, 26.5-Material, 45.2-Patient, 47.7-Theme)

Example: bend-v: both args, and directional

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Even that met with Mr. Greenspan's disapproval because [it]-1 might subject the Fed ``to a more intensely political perspective'' and ``could risk *trace*-1 bending monetary policy away from long-term strategic goals.''

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: bending
        Arg1: monetary policy
        Argm-dir: away from long-term strategic goals

Example: bend-v: intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        But the legislation reflected a compromise agreed to on Tuesday by President Bush and Democratic leaders in Congress, after congressional Republicans urged the [White House]-2 *trace*-2 to bend a bit from its previous resistance to compromise.

        Arg0: *trace*-2
        Rel: bend
        Argm-mnr: a bit
        Argm-dir: from its previous resistance to compromise

Example: bend-v: ergative

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John continued to drive straight, even as the road bent.

        Arg1: the road
        Rel: bent

Example: bend-n: Arg 1 only

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        With a bend of her knees, she curtsied to the queen.

        Rel: bend
        Arg1: of her knees

Example: bend-n: PRD for end state

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        The artist's bend of a piece of wire into the shape of a rabbit amused the children.

        Arg0: artist's
        Rel: bend
        Arg1: of a piece of wire
        Argprd-m: into the shape of a rabbit

Example: bend-n: Args 0 & 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I knew I must not look openly at the Queen, only notice her bend of the head in return for my low curtsey.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: bend
        Arg1: of the head

Example: bending-n: with secondary predication

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        His bending the paperclip back and forth and back and forth eventually caused it to snap in two.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: bending
        Arg1: the aperclip
        Argm-prd: back and forth and back and forth

Example: bent-j: arg1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The mechanic said that my right front wheel was bent.

        Arg1: my front wheel
        Rel: bent

Roleset id: bend.02 , yield, give way, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bend.02: BEND-V NOTES: No relevant VN class. (from bend.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bend (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: thing giving way
        Arg1-PPT: thing that succeeded

Example: bend-v: uncle! uncle!

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Furthermore, it is also likely to encourage those on Capitol Hill asking for cuts in the assistance to El Salvador if President Cristiani does not bend to demands of the Marxist guerrillas.

        Arg0: President Cristiani
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: bend
        Arg1: to demands of the Marxist guerrillas


Predicate: bent

Roleset id: bent.03 , corrupt, venal, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bent.03: BENT-J NOTES: (from bent.03-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bent (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: corrput entity/action

Example: the arg

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I ca n't emphasise enough how bent this is , to me .

        Argm-ext: how
        Rel: bent
        Arg1: this
        Argm-adv: to me

Example: better context

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        It shows one could not arrest a cop in a 'citizens arrest' without the tables being turned on them, even if the cop was bent or up to no good.

        Arg1: the cop
        Rel: bent

Roleset id: bent.04 , intoxicated (marijuana and alcohol at the same time), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bent.04: BENT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on internet usage. (from bent.04-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bent (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: intoxicated entity
        Arg2-PPT: drug

Example: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I was once pretty bent on weed and it was messing my grades up n stuff;

        Arg1: I
        Argm-tmp: once
        Argm-ext: pretty
        Rel: bent
        Arg2: on weed

Roleset id: bent.05 , mad, upset, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bent.05: BENT-J NOTES: Added by Julia. (from bent.05-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bent (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-CAU: stimulus of anger
        Arg1-PRD: angry one

Example: bent-j: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I had to point out that LEOSA had no impact on that situation due to STATE law, and that the local policies [0]-1 he was bent about them not following [*-1]were neither lawful nor good practice as to any cop.

        Arg1: he
        Rel: bent
        Arg0: about them not following [*-1]

Roleset id: bent.06 , intent on, determined, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bent.06: BENT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from bent.02-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bent (j.)Purpose

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity who is determined
        Arg1-PPT: to what (bent on what)

Example: bent-j: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I was bent on going to the theater.

        Arg0: I
        Rel: bent
        Arg1: on going to the theater


Predicate: bendy

Roleset id: bendy.07 , flexible, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bendy.07: BENDY-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. Relation to bend.01 (from bendy.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bendy (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: bender
        Arg1-PPT: thing forming a curve

Example: bendy-j

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I know , they were n't even bendy anymore

        Arg1: they
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: bendy
        Argm-tmp: anymore