Predicate: fray

Roleset id: fray.01 , to loosen, wear away, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fray.01: FRAY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'fray' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from fray.01-v predicate notes)


fray (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of wear, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity frayed (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        [Its relationship with parent General Electric Co.]-1 had been frayed [*-1]since a big Kidder insider-trading scandal two years ago .

        Rel: frayed
        Arg1: [*-1]
        ArgM-TMP: since a big Kidder insider-trading scandal two years ago

Example: intransitive

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

        But the build-up of S& P futures sell orders weighed on the market , and [the link with stocks]-1 began [*-1] to fray again .

        Arg1: [*-1]
        Rel: fray
        ArgM-TMP: again