Predicate: electrocute

Roleset id: electrocute.01 , cause an electric shock in an object, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

electrocute.01: ELECTROCUTE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'electrocute' based on sentences in ectb2. Verbnet entry 42.2. (from electrocute.01-v predicate notes)


electrocute (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Causer of electrocution (vnrole: 42.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: electrocuted entity (vnrole: 42.2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, electrocuted with what device? (vnrole: 42.2-Instrument)

Example: Typical: without instrument

        ... The River Preservation Team also posted notices *ICH* on the riverbank in May asking [locals and out-of-town visitors]-1 *-1 not to poison or electrocute fish or catch them in nets.

        Arg0: *-1 -- locals and out-of-town visitors
        ArgM-NEG: not
        Rel: electrocute
        Arg1: fish

Example: ARG2

        On July 4, 2003, [a 36-year-old male lead electrician]-1 died after being electrocuted *trace*-1 with 480 volts of electricity.

        Rel: electrocuted
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: with 480 volts of electricity.