Predicate: expunge

Roleset id: expunge.01 , remove, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

expunge.01: EXPUNGE-V NOTES: I also know of a usage which uses just the agent and"source", as in"John expunged his criminal record (of false charges)", which issimilar to 'empty' (which actually hasn't been framed yet). (from expunge.01-v)


expunge (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity removing (vnrole: 10.4.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being removed (vnrole: 10.4.1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: removed from (vnrole: 10.4.1-Source)

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Partly because of the show, Mr. Watson says, the district decided not to recommend Mrs. Yeargin for a first-time offenders program that *trace* could have expunged the charges and the conviction from her record.

        Arg0: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: that -> a first-time offenders program
        ArgM-MOD: could
        Rel: expunged
        Arg1: the charges and the conviction
        Arg2: from her record