Predicate: pivot

Roleset id: pivot.01 , turn, rotating, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pivot.01: PIVOT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'pivot' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from pivot.01-v predicate notes) PIVOTING-N NOTES: (from pivoting.01-n)


pivot (v.)
pivoting (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, causer of rotation (rare)
        Arg1-PPT: thing turning
        Arg2-LOC: pivot point

Example: this makes no sense to me

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

        ``Wheat prices will increasingly pivot off of Soviet demand'' in coming weeks, predicted Richard Feltes, vice president, research, for Refco Inc. in Chicago.

        Arg1: Wheat prices
        Argm-mod: will
        Argm-ext: increasingly
        Rel: pivot
        Arg2: off of Soviet demand
        Argm-tmp: in coming weeks

Example: this is what I'm thinking about

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

        John pivoted on his heel and stalked out of the room.

        Arg1: John
        Rel: pivoted
        Arg2: on his heel

Example: Arg0,1

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

        This is a byproduct of his rotation of the forearms and clubface throughout the backswing.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: rotation
        Arg1: of the forearms and clubface