Predicate: flail

Roleset id: flail.01 , hit rather haphazardly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

flail.01: FLAIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'flail' based on sentences in brown. (from flail.01-v predicate notes)


flail (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: hitter
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of hitting

Example: conative

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

        Something flailed at the side of Nick's head as they rolled around and around.

        Arg0: Something
        Rel: flailed
        Arg1: at the side of Nick's head

Example: with instrument, oddly

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Curt managed to duck beneath the man's flailing fist, and drove home a solid left to Jess's mid-section.

        Arg0: the man
        Rel: flailing
        Arg2: fist