Predicate: buff

Roleset id: buff.01 , to polish or soften, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buff.01: BUFF-V NOTES: Frames file for 'buff' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. Verbnet entry 10.4.1.frame by Perryn (from buff.01-v predicate notes)


buff (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: polisher, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-Agent)
        Arg1-DIR: entity buffed (vnrole: 10.4.1-Source)

Example: transitive

        Nevertheless, the company said [0] [shipments]-1 were up slightly to 679,000 metric tons from 671,000, *trace*-1 buffing the impact of the unexpected earning decline.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: buffing
        Arg1: the impact of the unexpected earning decline