Predicate: fasten

Roleset id: fasten.01 , connect, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fasten.01: FASTEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'fasten' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 22.3, Framenet entry Attaching, Inchoative attaching, and Closure. (from fasten.01-v predicate notes)


fasten (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of connection, agent (vnrole: 22.3-2-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first (or all) thing(s) fastened (together) (vnrole: 22.3-2-1-patient)
        Arg2-PPT: additional thing(s), destination (vnrole: 22.3-2-1-co-patient)
        Arg3-MNR: fastener

Example: inchoative separated args

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

        Mr. Rahn was pointing out an elephant rumbling through Wall Street while conventional wisdom had fastened on the UAL flea.

        Arg1: conventional wisdom
        Rel: fastened
        Arg2: on the UAL flea

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        For the last two years Hsiang Chi - tai has been plagued with capsulitis in her shoulder , and one morning when she could n't manage to fasten her bra before setting off for work , she woke up her son , a university student , to help her .

        Arg0: she
        Rel: fasten
        Arg1: her bra
        Argm-tmp: before setting off for work

Example: fastener as subject

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        15 heavy-duty staples fastened the sheaf of delicate antique papers.

        Arg3: 15 heavy-duty staples
        Rel: fastened
        Arg1: the sheaf of delicate antique papers