Predicate: crack

Roleset id: crack.01 , make a cracking noise, making a joke, cracking sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack.01: CRACK-V NOTES: There should be an ergative reading, but I can't get it. "Thunder cracked"? (from crack.01-v) CRACKING-N NOTES: crack.01 (from cracking.01-n) CRACK-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on more-nouns. (from crack.03-n) CRACK-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on more-nouns, crack-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls sound_emission-43.2. (from crack.04-n)

Aliases:

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crack (v.)
crack (n.)
crack (n.)
cracking (n.)

Roles:

        I don't think it's really possible to get both "a joke" and the subject matter of the joke in separate args. If you actually see one treed that way though, we should add an arg for the joke. (from crack.03-n)
        Arg0-PAG: shaker (vnrole: 43.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing shaking (vnrole: 43.2-theme)

Example: ouch

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

        John cracked his knuckles.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: cracked
        Arg1: his knuckles

Example: jokes also crack

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

        The newspaper boys cracked jokes and again Barco 's pride was aroused [*-1] .

        Arg0: The newspaper boys
        Rel: cracked
        Arg1: jokes

Example: without causer

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

        The cracking of the floorboards beneath their heavy boots indicated that the house was very old.

        Rel: cracking
        Arg1: of the floorboards
        Argm-loc: beneath their heavy boots

Example: with causer

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

        His cracking his knuckles all the time drove Delilah to throw Jeremy off a cliff one day.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: cracking
        Arg1: his knuckles
        Argm-tmp: all the time

Example: just arg1

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

        Mr. Cathcart says he has had `` a lot of fun '' at Kidder , adding the crack about his being a `` tool - and - die man '' never bothered him

        Rel: crack
        Arg1: about his being a `` tool - and - die man ''

Example: just arg1

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

        The pitch sailed toward Bobby Thomson high and inside and then , with a crack of the bat , was sent rocketing back into the lower leftfield stands .

        Rel: crack
        Arg1: of the bat

Example: both args

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

        his crack of the whip gives pleasure to the audience as well as pain.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: crack
        Arg1: of the whip

Roleset id: crack.02 , break, but not into pieces, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack.02: CRACK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'crack' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet. (from crack.02-v predicate notes) CRACKING-N NOTES: crack.02 (from cracking.02-n)

Aliases:

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crack (v.)
cracking (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: breaker (vnrole: 45.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing broken (vnrole: 45.1-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.1-instrument)

Example: transitive

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

        But new-product development will make Japanese companies stronger, and big investments in ``domestic'' industries such as beer will make it even tougher for foreign competitors to crack the Japanese market.

        Arg0: foreign competitors
        Rel: crack
        Arg1: the Japanese market

Example: now that's ugly

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

        John cracked the mirror with his ugliest face.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: cracked
        Arg1: the mirror
        Arg2: with his ugliest face

Example: Arg0, 1

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

        Billy's cracking his iPhone cost him an arm and a leg.

        Arg0: Billy's
        Rel: cracking
        Arg1: his IPhone

Roleset id: crack.05 , hit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack.05: CRACK-V NOTES: VN classes bump 18.4-1, spank 18.3 (from crack.05-v) CRACKING-N NOTES: crack.05 (from cracking.05-n)

Aliases:

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crack (v.)
cracking (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: hitter (vnrole: 18.4-1-theme, 18.3-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: hit (vnrole: 18.4-1-location, 18.3-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of hitting (vnrole: 18.3-instrument)
        Arg3-LOC: location, usually with 'across' (vnrole: 18.3-location)

Example: all args

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

        She had taken him out of the schoolhouse and closed the school for the summer , after she saw Miss Snow crack Joel across the face with a ruler for [*] letting a snake loose in the schoolroom .

        Arg0: Miss Snow
        Rel: crack
        Arg1: Joel
        Arg3: across the face
        Arg2: with a ruler
        Argm-cau: for [*] letting a snake loose in the schoolroom

Example: Arg0, 1, 2

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

        Todd's cracking the bat at that last pitch was impressive.

        Arg0: Todd's
        Rel: cracking
        Arg2: the bat
        Arg1: at that last pitch

Roleset id: crack.07 , try, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack.07: CRACK-N NOTES: Added due to expansion of Nombank. Comparison to 'attempt' VN class try-61. No Fn class. Framed by Katie. (from crack.01-n)

Aliases:

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crack (n.)
take_crack (l.)
have_crack (l.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity trying (vnrole: 61-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing tried (vnrole: 61-theme)

Example: LVC-have

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

        The plaintiff had first crack at me

        Arg0: The plaintiff
        Argm-lvb: had
        Argm-tmp: first
        Rel: crack
        Arg1: at me

Example: LVC-take

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

        The few big state farms take first crack at what does get made.

        Arg0: The few big state farms
        Argm-lvb: take
        Argm-tmp: first
        Rel: crack
        Arg1: at what does get made


Predicate: crack_up

Roleset id: crack_up.03 , crack up: cause hilarity, causing hilarity, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack_up.03: CRACK_UP-V NOTES: (from crack.03-v) CRACKING_UP-N NOTES: crack.03 (from cracking.03-n)

Aliases:

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cracking_up (n.)
crack_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: joker
        Arg1-PPT: laugher
        Arg2-MNR: joke

Example: all args

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

        John cracked Mary up with his Elvis impersonation.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: cracked up
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with his Elvis impersonation

Example: just laugher

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

        Mary cracked up when she saw John's Elvis impersonation.

        Arg1: Mary
        Rel: [cracked] [up]
        Argm-tmp: when she saw John's Elvis impersonation

Roleset id: crack_up.04 , crack up: go crazy, go crazy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack_up.04: CRACK_UP-V NOTES: (from crack.04-v) CRACKING_UP-N NOTES: crack.04 (from cracking.04-n)

Aliases:

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cracking_up (n.)
crack_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: lunatic

Example: automatically generated

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

        One beatnik got the woman [0] he was living with [*T*-1]so involved in drugs and self-analysis and all-night sessions of sex-2 that she was beginning [*-2] to crack up .

        Arg1: [*-2]
        Rel: [ crack] [ up]

Example:

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

        Martha informed the Secret Service about what she overheard but they dismissed it, saying it was just a sign of Martha's cracking up.

        Arg1: Martha's
        Rel: cracking up


Predicate: crack_down

Roleset id: crack_down.06 , punish something more harshly, suppress, harsher punishment, becoming strict, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crack_down.06: CRACK_DOWN-V NOTES: (from crack.06-v) CRACKING_DOWN-N NOTES: crack.06 (from cracking.06-n) CRACK_DOWN-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on more-nouns, crack_down-v.06. No VNcls. (from crack.02-n) CRACKDOWN-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from crackdown.01-n)

Aliases:

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crackdown (n.)
crack_down (n.)
cracking_down (n.)
crack_down (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: punisher, enforcer
        Arg1-PPT: crime/entity being suppressed, punished

Example: All Args

        *T* Cracking down on crime and stamping out "black gold" politics remains a central plank of the new government's platform.

        Arg0: *T*-> new government
        Rel: [ cracking][ down]
        Arg1: on crime

Example: Arg0, 1

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

        Denver police are cracking down on distracted drivers.

        Arg0: Denver police
        Rel: cracking down
        Arg1: on distracted drivers

Example: arg1

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

        The Egyptian government has carried out a vigorous crack - down on the Islamist group , which says it takes peaceful means to bring about an Islamic government .

        Argm-mnr: vigorous
        Rel: [crack] [down]
        Arg1: on the Islamist group , which says it takes peaceful means to bring about an Islamic government

Example: both args

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

        China: authorities must end their crackdown on Tibetan Buddhism.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: crackdown
        Arg1: on Tibetan Buddhism