Predicate: bestride

Roleset id: bestride.01 , to sit on, mount, or straddle, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bestride.01: BESTRIDE-V NOTES: Automatically created based on framefiles: fence (47.8) Hand-corrected by Claire (from bestride.01-v)


bestride (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: Straddler (vnrole: 47.8-theme)
        Arg1-PPT: thing mounted, straddled (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: Sitting on a horse, I would presume

        Slowly he turned the animal WHNP-1 he bestrode *-1 and rode away.

        Argm-slc: WHNP-1 *--> the animal
        Arg0: he
        Rel: bestrode
        Arg1: *-1

Example: metaphorical straddling

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

        Indeed, as a colossus he bestrode the international legal community.

        Argm-dis: Indeed
        Argm-prd: as a colossus
        Arg0: he
        Rel: bestrode
        Arg1: the international legal community