Predicate: boycott

Roleset id: boycott.01 , avoid for political reasons, avoid, in protest, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

boycott.01: BOYCOTT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'boycott' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 52. (from boycott.01-v predicate notes) BOYCOTT-N NOTES: (from boycott.01-n)


boycott (n.)
boycott (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: boycotter (vnrole: 52-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: unpleasant thing (vnrole: 52-Theme)

Example: boycott-v: passive

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [The vote in Ankara]-2 was boycotted *trace*-2 by opposition politicians, who vowed to oust Ozal.

        Rel: boycotted
        Arg1: *trace*-2
        Arg0: by opposition politicians, who vowed to oust Ozal

Example: boycott-v: active

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

        John boycotted Mary's bed for over six months out of spite. Mary didn't actually notice.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: boycotted
        Arg1: Mary's bed
        Argm-TMP: for over six months
        Argm-CAU: out of spite

Example: boycott-n

        Defense lawyers for two jailed Khmer Rouge leaders continued their boycott of proceedings Monday at a U.N.-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: boycott
        Arg1: of proceedings