Predicate: birch

Roleset id: birch.01 , to beat with a birch, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

birch.01: BIRCH-V NOTES: Hand-corrected by Claire (from birch.01-v)


birch (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: hitter (vnrole: 18.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: victim (vnrole: 18.3-Patient)

Example: Sad

        Of course, I used to cry and writhe, but I never screamed unless he birched me hard enough to draw blood.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: birched
        Arg1: me
        Argm-mnr: hard enough to draw blood

Example: Birch instead of cane

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

        A month later instead of the cane she birched me!

        Argm-tmp: A month later
        Argm-adv: instead of the cane
        Arg0: she
        Rel: birched
        Arg1: me