Predicate: crane

Roleset id: crane.01 , stretch the neck, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

crane.01: CRANE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'crane' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 40.3.2, Framenet entry Body movement. (from crane.01-v predicate notes)


crane (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: stretcher, agent (vnrole: 40.3.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: neck (vnrole: 40.3.2-Patient)

Example: the one example

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

        [Mainstream economists and commentators]-3, [*-3]craning their necks up at the great pyramids of junk financing, swiveling their heads to watch the avalanche of leveraged buy-outs, claimed the end result would be a leaner, meaner corporate America, with soaring productivity and profits and the weaker gone to the wall.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: craning
        Arg1: their necks
        ArgM-DIR: up
        ArgM-DIR: at the great pyramids of junk financing