Predicate: carve

Roleset id: carve.01 , cut carefully, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carve.01: CARVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'carve' based on sentences in wsj and automaticexpansion via verbnet. (from carve.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
carve (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: carver (vnrole: 21.2-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing carved (vnrole: 21.2-2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument)

Example: all args

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

        John carved the delicate vegetables with a chainsaw.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: carved
        Arg1: the delicate vegetables
        Arg2: with a chainsaw

Roleset id: carve.02 , create by carving, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carve.02: CARVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'carve' based on sentences in wsj and automaticexpansion via verbnet. (from carve.02-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
carve (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: builder (vnrole: 26.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: construction (vnrole: 26.1-1-Product)
        Arg2-VSP: material, start state (vnrole: 26.1-1-Material)

Example: with other args

        John carved the block of ice into a swan.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: carved
        Arg2: the block of ice
        Arg1: into a swan

Example: order reversed

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

        John carved a swan out of a block of ice.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: carved
        Arg1: a swan
        Arg2: out of a block of ice


Predicate: carve_out

Roleset id: carve_out.03 , create variant, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

carve_out.03: CARVE_OUT-V NOTES: (from carve.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
carve_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: builder
        Arg1-PPT: construction
        Arg2-DIR: material, start state
        Arg3-GOL: benefactive
        Arg4-PRD: end state

Example: just transitive

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

        No federal court has ruled that the Voting Rights Act protects a white minority, but in June the Justice Department approved a districting plan for Birmingham that *trace* carves out three white-majority districts and six black-majority districts.

        Argm-rcl: that -> a districting plan
        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: [ carves] [ out]
        Arg1: three white-majority districts and six black-majority districts

Example: with benefactive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        The unusual situation in Birmingham vividly illustrates the divisive consequences of *trace* carving out safe districts for racial minorities.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: [ carving] [ out]
        Arg1: safe districts
        Arg3-for: racial minorities

Example: odd way to phrase start state/material

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: infinitive

        But their ideal of an Afrikaner homeland, [an all-white reserve]-1 *trace* *trace* to be carved *trace*-1 out of present-day South Africa, is a mainstream desire of the right-wing, which embraces about one-third of the country's five million whites.

        Rel: [ carved] [ out]
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: of present-day South Africa

Example: odd way to phrase end state

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

        But that has been the key to Compaq's success, he adds, whereas Dell carved out its market niche as a direct seller of low-cost but reliable computers -- and it might be too late in the game for a shift in strategy.

        Arg0: Dell
        Rel: [ carved] [ out]
        Arg1: its market niche
        Arg4: as a direct seller of low-cost but reliable computers