Roleset id: brake.01 , slow a car via brakes, Source: , vncls: , framnet: brake.01: BRAKE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'brake' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from brake.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: causer of slowing
Example: not verbal
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: gerund
Mr. Redford, like it or not, is like a braking system on a runaway truck, kind of slowing it down into control.
It has been suggested that tides have braked the spins of Mercury and Venus so much that they eventually have been captured in the present resonances (see Section 4.9, and Goldreich and Peale, 1966).
Arg1: the spins of Mercury and Venus
Argm-ext: so much that they eventually have been captured in the present resonances