Predicate: plow

Roleset id: plow.01 , make a furrow in the ground, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

plow.01: PLOW-V NOTES: Arg1 defaults to "furrow", Arg2 defaults to "ground" or "soil". (from plow.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
plow (v.)
plough (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: plower (vnrole: 10.4.2-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: plowed (vnrole: 10.4.2-1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: plowed where

Example: metaphorical

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

        And in a business system where shareholders have few rights and expect only modest dividends, companies can plow their profits back into plant and equipment.

        Argm-dis: And
        Argm-loc: in a business system where shareholders have few rights and expect only modest dividends
        Arg0: companies
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: plow
        Arg1: their profits
        Argm-dir: back
        Arg2: into plant and equipment

Example: literal

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

        John plowed the fertile earth.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: plowed
        Arg2: the fertile earth

Example: regular usage

        The first day he ploughed about a third of the valley.

        Argm-tmp: The first day
        Arg0: he
        Rel: ploughed
        Arg2: about a third of the valley