Predicate: oppress

Roleset id: oppress.01 , to burden with cruel or unjust impositions, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

oppress.01: OPPRESS-V NOTES: Frames file for 'oppress' based on Brown ULA. No Verbnet entry. (from oppress.01-v predicate notes) OPPRESSION-N NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01, comparison to verb entry oppress.01, no VN, FN. (from oppression.01-n)


oppress (v.)
oppression (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity oppressing
        Arg1-PPT: entity oppressed

Example: desolate

        The silence oppressed him, made him bend low over the horse's neck as if tohide from a wind that had begun to blow far away and was twisting slowlythrough the darkness in its slow search.

        Arg0: the silence
        Rel: oppressed
        Arg1: him

Example: All args

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

        The government's oppression of Beijing Zhongfu Holy Mountain Institute has been steadily increasing.

        Arg0: The government's
        Rel: oppression
        Arg1: of Beijing Zhongfu Holy Mountain Institute