Roleset id: obliterate.01 , destroy, Source: , vncls: , framnet: obliterate.01: OBLITERATE-V NOTES: Verbnet predicts an instrumental subject. They also bring thedistinction between agent and instrument down to intentionality, whichwe've been trying to avoid. If you feel you can consistently makethat decision, go ahead; otherwise only use arg2 when there is also anarg0. (from obliterate.01-v) OBLITERATION-N NOTES: obliterate.01 (from obliteration.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: destroyer (vnrole: 44-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed (vnrole: 44-Patient)
Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction (vnrole: 44-Instrument)
Example: no instrument
Program traders argue that a reinstatement of the rule would obliterate the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets.
Arg0: a reinstatement of the rule
Arg1: the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets
In October 2006 two middle-aged guys from the less than aptly named town of Peacehaven came along in the night and obliterated it with black paint.
Argm-tmp: In October 2006
Arg0: two middle-aged guys from the less than aptly named town of Peacehaven
Arg2: with black paint.
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Although sympathetic to their destitution, Atwood is appalled at their obliteration of a site's archaeological value.
Arg1: of a site's archaeological value