Predicate: fell

Roleset id: fell.01 , cause to fall down, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fell.01: FELL-V NOTES: Another example of old Germanic ablaut as making a causative verb(set/sit(/seat), raise/rise being the others). Beautiful! (from fell.01-v)


fell (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer
        Arg1-PPT: faller (us. trees)

Example: active

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

        HUGO FELLED vast timberlands.

        Arg0: HUGO
        Rel: FELLED
        Arg1: vast timberlands

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Richard Secord, [the retired Air Force general]-1 felled *trace*-1 in the Iran-Contra scandal, is all but ruined -- forced to sell his Virginia home and pull his kids out of college, according to a recent fund-raising appeal sent out on his behalf.

        Rel: felled
        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-loc: in the Iran-Contra scandal