Predicate: polish

Roleset id: polish.01 , make shiny, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

polish.01: POLISH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'polish' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 9.9, 10.4.1. (from polish.01-v predicate notes) POLISH-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from polish.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
polish (n.)
polish (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: polisher (vnrole: 9.9-agent, 10.4.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing getting shiny (vnrole: 9.9-destination, 10.4.1-theme)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 9.9-theme)
        Arg3-PRD: end state, attribute

Example: now that's dedication

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

        On weekends, she-1 came to work to prepare study plans or sometimes, even *trace*-1 to polish the furniture in her classroom.

        Argm-tmp: sometimes
        Argm-dis: even
        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: polish
        Arg1: the furniture in her classroom

Example: with instrument

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

        John polished the floor with motor oil.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: polished
        Arg1: the floor
        Arg2: with motor oil

Example: with end state

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

        John polished his head to a blinding glare.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: polished
        Arg1: his head
        Arg3: to a blinding glare


Predicate: polish_off

Roleset id: polish_off.02 , finish, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

polish_off.02: POLISH_OFF-V NOTES: (from polish.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
polish_off (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: finisher, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing finished

Example: growing boy

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

        In one sitting, John polished off a bag of Oreos, three pints of Ben& Jerry's, a whole watermelon, half a keg of beer, and a pound of jellybeans, but he passed on the "wafer-thin mints".

        Argm-tmp: In one sitting
        Arg0: John
        Rel: polished off
        Arg1: a bag of Oreos, three pints of Ben& Jerry's, a whole watermelon, half a keg of beer, and a pound of jellybeans


Predicate: polish_up

Roleset id: polish_up.03 , polish completely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

polish_up.03: POLISH_UP-V NOTES: (from polish.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
polish_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: polisher
        Arg1-PPT: thing being polished
        Arg2-MNR: instrument
        Arg3-PRD: end state

Example: metaphorical polishing

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

        That limited judgment was toppled by Conceptualism which-2 *T*-2 devalued everything visual in art and instead polished up the stature of ideas.

        Argm-slc: which-2 --> Conceptualism
        Arg0: *-2
        Argm-adv: instead
        Rel: [polished][up]
        Arg1: the stature of ideas