Predicate: chop

Roleset id: chop.01 , cut up, (attempt to) cut with a chopping motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chop.01: CHOP-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Member of VNcls carve-21.2-2, cut-21.1-1, swat-18.2. (from chop.01-v) CHOP-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry chop.01, OntoNotes grouping chop-n sense 6; maps to VN class carve-21.2.2, cut-21.1-1& swat-18.2. Framed by Claire. (from chop.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
chop (v.)Cause_harm Cutting
chop (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chopper (vnrole: 21.2-2-Agent, 21.1-1-Agent, 18.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: chopped (vnrole: 21.2-2-Patient, 21.1-1-Patient, 18.2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument, 21.1-1-Instrument, 18.2-Instrument)

Example: all args

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

        John chopped the delicate vegetables with a chainsaw.

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

Example: Arg0, Arg1 as "to" PP

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

        A chop to the throat from a black belt can be lethal.

        Rel: chop
        Arg1: to the throat
        Arg0: from a black belt

Example: Arg2 and ArgMs

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

        She sectioned a whole chicken with a few skillful chops of the cleaver.

        Argm-tmp: few
        Argm-mnr: skillful
        Rel: chops
        Arg2: of the cleaver.

Example: Metaphorical, expense chopping, all arguments

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

        It will be interesting to see how Congress reacts to the amendments, since House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha, D-Pa., recently released his own chop of the supplemental request with additional policy restrictions.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: chop
        Arg1: of the supplemental request
        Arg2: with additional policy restrictions


Predicate: chop_down

Roleset id: chop_down.02 , fell, as a tree, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chop_down.02: CHOP_DOWN-V NOTES: See VNcls carve-21.2-2 (from chop.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
chop_down (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chopper (vnrole: 21.2-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: chopped (vnrole: 21.2-2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument)

Example: the only example?

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

        He already has achieved vertical integration on a limited scale: [Quebecor]-2 can put a weekly newspaper on almost any Quebec doorstep without using outside help, from *trace*-2 chopping down the tree to making the newsprint to flinging it up onto the porch.

        Arg0: *trace*-2
        Rel: [ chopping] [ down]
        Arg1: the tree


Predicate: chop_up

Roleset id: chop_up.03 , render into pieces, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chop_up.03: CHOP_UP-V NOTES: See VNcls carve-21.2-2, cut-21.1-1, swat-18.2. (from chop.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
chop_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: chopper (vnrole: 21.2-2-Agent, 18.2-Agent, 21.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: chopped (vnrole: 21.2-2-Patient, 18.2-Patient, 21.1-1-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument, 18.2-Instrument, 21.1-1-Instrument)

Example: transitive

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

        John chopped up his dissertation.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [chopped] [up]
        Arg1: his dissertation