Predicate: destroy

Roleset id: destroy.01 , destroy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

destroy.01: DESTROY-V NOTES: Member of VNcls destroy-44. (from destroy.01-v) DESTRUCTION-N NOTES: Corresponds with destroy.01 (from destruction.01-n) DESTRUCTIVE-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from destructive.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
destructive (j.)
destruction (n.)
destroy (v.)Destroying

Roles:

        Verbnet predicts an instrumental subject. They also bring thedistinction between agent and instrument down to intentionality, whichwe've been trying to avoid. If you feel you can consistently makethat decision, go ahead; otherwise only use arg2 when there is also anarg0.
       
        ADJ note: not sure an instrument distinct from a destroyer is possible with adj. Where there is just a "causer" default to arg0. (from destroy.01-v)

        Arg0-PAG: destroyer (vnrole: 44-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed (vnrole: 44-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction (vnrole: 44-instrument)

Example: no instrument

        Program traders argue that a reinstatement of the rule would destroy the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets.

        Arg0: a reinstatement of the rule
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: destroy
        Arg1: the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets

Example: with instrument

        Mary destroyed John's fragile self-esteem with a single dirty look.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: destroyed
        Arg1: John's fragile self-esteem
        Arg2: with a single dirty look

Example: Adj example: destructive

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

        ...no matter how destructive ICH-2 they are [to the coming generations , or to the rest of the biosphere]-2.

        Argm-ext: how
        Rel: destructive
        Arg1: ICH-2 (to the coming generations , or to the rest of the biosphere)
        Arg0: they

Example: Arg0 and Arg1

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

        The alien warlords' destruction of Delaware was part of their master plan.

        Arg0: The alien warlords'
        Rel: destruction
        Arg1: of Delaware