Predicate: carry

Roleset id: carry.01 , bring with, have, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carry.01: CARRY-V NOTES: The Instrument tag should be reserved for overt object instruments (see aboveexample), for reasons of consistency. (from carry.01-v)


carry (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: carrier (vnrole: 11.4-agent, 54.2-theme, 54.3-location)
        Arg1-PPT: thing carried (vnrole: 11.4-theme, 54.2-value, 54.3-value)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument
        Arg3-VSP: 'with' reflecting back on arg0
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive (predicted but not seen) (vnrole: 54.2-beneficiary)

Example: basic transitive

        Citibank carries $150 million in earthquake insurance.

        Arg0: Citibank
        Rel: carries
        Arg1: $150 million in earthquake insurance

Example: with instrument object

        T-shirts carried the school logo on the front.

        Arg0: T-shirts
        Rel: carried
        Arg1: the school logo
        Arg2: on the front

Example: with with

        The transportation bill carries with it a permanent smoking ban.

        Arg0: The transportation bill
        Rel: carries
        Arg3: with it
        Arg1: a permanent smoking ban

Predicate: carry_on

Roleset id: carry_on.02 , carry on: continue, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carry_on.02: CARRY_ON-V NOTES: (from carry.02-v)


carry_on (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: continuer (vnrole: 55.6-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing continuing (vnrole: 55.6-theme)
        Arg2-COM: comitative, thing kept together
        Arg3-PRD: attributive of arg1

Example: made up

        Mary will carry on with John's work.

        Arg0: Mary
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: [carry] [on]
        Arg1: with John's work

Example: converted from 'continue'

        Investors carry on *trace* pouring cash into money funds.

        Arg0: Investors
        Rel: [carry] [on]
        Arg1: *trace* pouring cash into money funds

Example: made up, inverted

        Despite his death, John's work will carry on.

        Argm-adv: Despite his death
        Arg1: John's work
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: [carry] [on]

Predicate: carry_out

Roleset id: carry_out.03 , carry out: implement, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carry_out.03: CARRY_OUT-V NOTES: (from carry.03-v)


carry_out (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: implementer
        Arg1-PPT: thing implemented

Example: transitive

        Management carried out the plan over the objections of the workers.

        Arg0: Management
        Rel: [carried] [out]
        Arg1: the plan
        Argm-adv: over the objections of the workers

Predicate: carry_over

Roleset id: carry_over.04 , carry over: continue, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carry_over.04: CARRY_OVER-V NOTES: Yes, I know "from whence" and "to whither" are tautologies. But doyou know why? (from carry.04-v)


carry_over (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: carrier
        Arg1-PPT: thing continuing
        Arg2-DIR: (from) whence?
        Arg3-GOL: (to) whither?

Example: agentive

        John carried yesterday's discussion over into today's meeting.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [carried] [over]
        Arg1: yesterday's discussion
        Arg3: into today's meeting

Example: ergative

        The discussion carried over from the meeting into lunch.

        Arg1: The discussion
        Rel: carried over
        Arg2: from the meeting
        Arg3: into lunch

Predicate: carry_off

Roleset id: carry_off.05 , carry off: accomplish, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carry_off.05: CARRY_OFF-V NOTES: (from carry.05-v)


carry_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: accomplisher
        Arg1-PPT: deed

Example: can he do it?

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

        But can Mr. Hahn carry it off?

        Argm-dis: But
        Argm-mod: can
        Arg0: Mr. Hahn
        Rel: carry off
        Arg1: it