Predicate: mask

Roleset id: mask.01 , cover with a mask, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mask.01: MASK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'mask' based on sentences in wsj and automaticexpansion via verbnet. (from mask.01-v predicate notes)


mask (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: coverer (vnrole: 9.8-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: thing covered (vnrole: 9.8-Destination)
        Arg2-PPT: instrument, mask (vnrole: 9.8-Theme)

Example: instrumental subject

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

        Analysts said the results were as expected, but several added that the earnings masked underlying weaknesses in several businesses.

        Arg2: the earnings
        Rel: masked
        Arg1: underlying weaknesses in several businesses

Example: passive with instrument

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

        Real estate analyst Lloyd Lynford says [the Northeast's distress]-1 is masked *trace*-1 by relatively low vacancy rates.

        Rel: masked
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg2: by relatively low vacancy rates

Example: lunchtime

        John masked the bread with peanut butter.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: masked
        Arg1: the bread
        Arg2: with peanut butter