Predicate: knock

Roleset id: knock.01 , hit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock.01: KNOCK-V NOTES: Member of VNcls hit-18.1-1, bump-18.4-1, throw-17.1-1. (from knock.01-v) KNOCK-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to knock.01-v. Vn class hit-18.1-1, bump-18.4-1, and throw-17.1-1. Framed by Katie. (from knock.01-n)

Aliases:

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knock (v.)Cause_motion Cause_harm
knock (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, hitter - animate only! (vnrole: 18.1-1-agent, 17.1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.1-1-patient, 18.4-1-location, 17.1-1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, thing hit by or with (vnrole: 18.1-1-instrument, 18.4-1-theme)

Example: prepositional thing knocked

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

        John knocked on Mary's door with his head.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: knocked
        Arg1: on Mary's door
        Arg2: with his head

Example: all args

        the hairyknuckled knock of the Sierra Club at their doors

        Arg2: hairyknuckled
        Rel: knock
        Arg0: of the Sierra Club
        Arg1: at their doors

Example: arg 1 only

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

        the knock at the door

        Rel: knock
        Arg1: at the door

Roleset id: knock.04 , cut off by striking, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock.04: KNOCK-V NOTES: Member of VNcls split-23.2. (from knock.04-v)

Aliases:

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knock (v.)Cause_motion Cause_harm

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: cutter (vnrole: 23.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing cut (vnrole: 23.2-patient)
        Arg2-DIR: medium, source (vnrole: 23.2-co-patient)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument

Example: unstated instrument

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

        [The strong dollar, which reduces the value of overseas earnings and revenue when they are translated into dollars,]-1 is expected *trace*-1 to knock 80 to 85 cents off IBM's per-share earnings for the full year.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: knock
        Arg1: 80 to 85 cents
        Arg2: off IBM's per-share earnings for the full year


Predicate: knock_back

Roleset id: knock_back.07 , ingest, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_back.07: KNOCK_BACK-V NOTES: (from knock.07-v)

Aliases:

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knock_back (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: knocker
        Arg1-PPT: drink

Example: drink alcohol

        * Knocking back drink makes the poetry flow.

        Arg0: *
        Rel: [ knocked] [ back]
        Arg1: drinks


Predicate: knock_down

Roleset id: knock_down.02 , knock down: hit and cause to go down, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_down.02: KNOCK_DOWN-V NOTES: Maybe this last example should be a separate roleset? Hard to say. (from knock.02-v)

Aliases:

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knock_down (v.)Cause_change_of_position_on_a_scale

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: knocker
        Arg1-PPT: thing knocked and going down
        Arg2-EXT: EXT
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point
        Arg5-MNR: instrument

Example: just transitive

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

        London share prices closed sharply lower Friday in active trading after Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson's resignation slapped the market and Wall Street's rapid initial sell-off knocked it down.

        Arg0: Wall Street's rapid initial sell-off
        Rel: [ knocked] [ down]
        Arg1: it

Example: with numeric arguments

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

        Last Friday, [takeover traders]-1 spilled out of Hilton, *trace*-1 knocking the stock down 21 1/2 to 85.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: [ knocking] [ down]
        Arg1: the stock
        Arg2: 21 1/2
        Arg4: to 85

Example: with instrument

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

        John knocked down Mary's door with his incessant pounding.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [knocked] [down]
        Arg1: Mary's door
        Arg5: with his incessant pounding


Predicate: knock_out

Roleset id: knock_out.03 , knock out: eliminate, destroy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_out.03: KNOCK_OUT-V NOTES: (from knock.03-v)

Aliases:

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knock_out (v.)Render_nonfunctional

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: destroyer
        Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction

Example: passivized

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

        An increase in production at some major oil fields in the North Sea, which *trace*-1 had been knocked *trace*-1 out by an explosion in July 1988, also aided results.

        Rel: [ knocked] [ out]
        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: which -> some major oil fields in the North Sea
        Arg0: by an explosion
        Argm-tmp: in July 1988


Predicate: knock_off

Roleset id: knock_off.05 , knock off: eliminate, destroy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_off.05: KNOCK_OFF-V NOTES: (from knock.05-v)

Aliases:

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knock_off (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: The Eliminator, agent (vnrole: 10.5-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing eliminated (vnrole: 10.5-theme)

Example: knock your block off

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

        Can Sihanouk and Hun Sen knock off the Khmer Rouge still supported by China?

        Argm-mod: Can
        Arg0: Sihanouk and Hun Sen
        Rel: [knock] [off]
        Arg1: the Khmer Rouge still supported by China?

Roleset id: knock_off.06 , knock off: copy, copying, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_off.06: KNOCK_OFF-V NOTES: (from knock.06-v) KNOCK_OFF-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on more-nouns. Corresponds to VNcls steal-10.5. (from knock.02-n)

Aliases:

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knock_off (n.)
knock_off (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: copier
        Arg1-PPT: thing copied

Example: cheap knock-off

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

        Judge John E. Sprizzo issued the order in Manhattan federal court, where Sony has accused [the tiny company]-1 of [*]-1 illegally knocking off the ``My First Sony'' line.

        Arg0: [*]
        Argm-mnr: illegally
        Rel: [knocking] [off]
        Arg1: the ``My First Sony'' line

Example: Args 0, 1 and PRD

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

        A French knock - off of `` Dallas , '' called `` Chateauvallon '' and set in a French vineyard , had a good run in France , which ended after the female lead was injured in a real - life auto accident .

        Arg0: French
        Rel: [knock] [off]
        Arg1: of "Dallas"
        Argm-prd: called "Chateauvallon" and set in a French vineyard

Example: arg1 and PRD

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

        More European air time is filled with low - budget game shows , variety hours , movies and talk shows , many of which are authorized knock - offs of their American counterparts .

        Argm-prd: authorized
        Rel: [knock] [offs]
        Arg1: of their American counterparts


Predicate: knock_over

Roleset id: knock_over.08 , knock_over: rob, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_over.08: KNOCK_OVER-V NOTES: (from knock.08-v)

Aliases:

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knock_over (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: robber
        Arg1-GOL: establishment being robbed
        Arg2-PPT: the loot

Example: classic, from Brown

        person: other,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        And if you 're as flat broke as I am , I think we-1 'll have to take the added risk of *T*-1 knocking over a filling station or something before we split for one of us to set up an alibi while the other does his dirty work '' .

        Arg0: *T*-1: we
        Rel: knocking over
        Arg1: a filling station or something
        Argm-tmp: before we split for one of us to set up an alibi while the other does his dirty work

Example: all args

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

        I would have knocked over a liquor store for more quarters to play this game.

        Arg0: I
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: knocked over
        Arg1: a liquor store
        Arg2: for more quarters to play this game


Predicate: knock_up

Roleset id: knock_up.09 , impregnate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_up.09: KNOCK_UP-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on instance in ULA. No appropriate VNcls. (from knock.09-v)

Aliases:

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knock_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: baby daddy
        Arg1-PPT: baby mama

Example: Fairly unhelpful corpus example

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

        Two of the more common examples of British-American divergence of usage are screw and *PRO* knock up .

        Arg0: *PRO*
        Rel: [knock] [up]

Example: More informative example

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Tiger Woods' porn-star ex-mistress claims the disgraced golfer knocked her up , but her stepmother is giving her story a cold shower, describing her as a "compulsive liar.

        Arg0: the disgraced golfer
        Rel: [knocked] [up]
        Arg1: her

Roleset id: knock_up.10 , awaken by knocking insistently on the door (british), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knock_up.10: KNOCK_UP-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on usage in ULA-masc1. No VNcls. (from knock.10-v)

Aliases:

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knock_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: insistent knocker
        Arg1-PPT: entity woken up

Example: Corpus example- you can see why this is different from the other sense.

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

        In Chapter VI of Vanity Fair , Thackeray reports on Joe Sedley 's drunken avowal to wed Becky Sharp the next morning , even if he-1 had *trace*-1 to ? knock up the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth , ? in order to have him in readiness to perform the ceremony .

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: [knock] [up]
        Arg1: the Archbishop of Canterbury
        Argm-loc: at Lambeth