Predicate: impel

Roleset id: impel.01 , impelled action, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

impel.01: IMPEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'impel' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from impel.01-v predicate notes)


impel (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 59-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: impelled action (vnrole: 59-Result)
        Arg2-PPT: impelled agent, if extracted from action (vnrole: 59-Patient)

Example: no causal agent

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

        She concedes that such a position is ``unfair'' to the thousands of conscientious and qualified people plying the trade, but as a consumer advocate she feels impelled [*-1] to take it.

        Arg2: she
        Rel: impelled
        Arg1: [*-1] to take it

Example: all args

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

        Mary's threats of bodily harm impelled John to clean his room.

        Arg0: Mary's threats of bodily harm
        Rel: impelled
        Arg1: John to clean his room