Predicate: face

Roleset id: face.01 , look across at, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

face.01: FACE-V NOTES: We'll need to go back and change these from "arg0-by" to "arg0-with"at some point; the current annotator doesn't contain "arg0-with". (from face.01-v)


face (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: looker, facer (vnrole: 98-agent, 9.8-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: looked at, faced (vnrole: 98-theme, 9.8-destination)

Example: active

        Commonwealth Edison now faces an additional court-ordered refund.

        Arg0: Commonwealth Edison
        Argm-tmp: now
        Rel: faces
        Arg1: an additional court-ordered refund

Example: passive

        John was faced with new evidence.

        Arg1: John
        Rel: faced
        Arg0: with new evidence

Example: reciprocal

        The house and the church face each other across a busy highway.

        Arg0: The house and the church
        Rel: face
        Arg1-rec: each other
        Argm-loc: across a busy highway

Example: Arg1 as PP

        My hotel room faces onto the beach.

        Arg0: My hotel room
        Rel: faces
        Arg1: onto the beach

Predicate: face_off

Roleset id: face_off.02 , face off: oppose, fight, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

face_off.02: FACE_OFF-V NOTES: Verb particle construction has no entry in VN. (from face.02-v)


face_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: first opponent
        Arg1-PPT: second opponent

Example: active

        "The Parties Face Off".

        Arg0: The Parties
        Rel: face_off

Predicate: aboutface

Roleset id: aboutface.03 , about-face, change your mind/stance completely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

aboutface.03: ABOUT_FACE-N NOTES: Roleset based on nouns-lv task instance. Framed by Claire (from face.01-n)


about_face (v.)
about_face (n.)
about-face (n.)
aboutface (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: Person changing mind
        Arg1-VSP: Regarding what issue

Example: All Arguments, in LVC

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

        Kidder made an abrupt about-face on program trading yesterday, after a special meeting between the firm's president and chief executive officer.

        Arg0: Kidder
        Argm-lvb: made
        Argm-mnr: abrupt
        Rel: [about][face]
        Arg1: on program trading

Example: All arguments

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

        I knew that before I wrote a column disagreeing with her about-face on credit card debt.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: about-face
        Arg1: on credit card debt