Predicate: constrict

Roleset id: constrict.01 , make narrow, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

constrict.01: CONSTRICT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'constrict' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from constrict.01-v)


constrict (v.)


        I only have a hunch that the other args can appear, but wsj doesn'toblige and give examples. (from constrict.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming narrower (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount narrowed by
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: the one example

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        One reason: [efforts to protect the spotted owl]-1 led to restrictions on logging in the Pacific Northwest, *trace*-1 constricting supply and forcing prices up.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: constricting
        Arg1: supply