Predicate: pour

Roleset id: pour.01 , move liquids, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pour.01: POUR-V NOTES: (from pour.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
pouring (n.)
pour (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, pourer (vnrole: 43.4-Source, 9.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: liquid (vnrole: 43.4-Theme, 9.5-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 43.4-Source, 9.5-Initial_Location)
        Arg3-GOL: destination (vnrole: 9.5-Destination)

Example: all args

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

        But at just that moment, he is interrupted in his office by a servant in tuxedo who *trace* pours coffee from silver into a cup of china and dabs the brim with linen.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: who -> a servant in tuxedo
        Rel: pours
        Arg1: coffee
        Arg2: from silver
        Arg3: into a cup of china

Example: ergative, with source

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Billions of investors' dollars are pouring out of the nation's junk-bond mutual funds, undermining a pillar of support in the already reeling junk market.

        Arg1: Billions of investors' dollars
        Rel: pouring
        Arg2: out of the nation's junk-bond mutual funds
        Argm-adv: undermining a pillar of support in the already reeling junk market

Example: pouring beer

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Although imports account for less than 1% of beer sales in Japan, [Asahi Breweries Ltd., which has been gaining share with its popular dry beer,]-1 plans *trace*-1 to fend off Japanese competitors by *trace*-1 pouring $1.06 billion into facilities to brew 50% more beer.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: pouring
        Arg1: $1.06 billion
        Arg3: into facilities to brew 50% more beer

Roleset id: pour.02 , rain very hard, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pour.02: POUR-V NOTES: (from pour.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
pour (v.)

Roles:

        Don't tag weather "it"; this verb rarely takes any arguments. (from pour.02-v)
        Arg1-PPT: rain

Example: all wet

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        "Be sure to wear your raincoat," Mary said to John. "It's pouring outside."

        Rel: pouring
        Argm-loc: outside

Example: Adjectival usage, with rain

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

        Just the howling wind and the pouring rain otherwise.

        Rel: pouring
        Arg1: rain