Predicate: brandish

Roleset id: brandish.01 , wave weapons, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

brandish.01: BRANDISH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'brandish' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from brandish.01-v predicate notes)


brandish (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: waver, agent
        Arg1-PPT: weapon

Example: not necessarily a weapon

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

        As the rally gained strength at 3:15 p.m., he smiled broadly, brandished his unlit cigar and slapped Stanley Shopkorn, his top stock trader, on the back.

        ArgM-TMP: As the rally gained strength at 3:15 p.m.
        Arg0: he
        Rel: brandished
        Arg1: his unlit cigar