Predicate: prey

Roleset id: prey.01 , to hunt or victimize, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prey.01: PREY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'prey' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from prey.01-v predicate notes)


prey (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: hunter, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity preyed on

Example: transitive

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

        His giddy dream of [*] redeeming a life of `` badly aimed bullets '' by [*-2]punishing the `` real robbers '' -- the rich `` dogs '' who [*T*-1] prey on the poor -- leads only to the death of innocents , and eventually to his own .

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        ArgM-RCL: who -> the rich `` dogs ''
        Rel: prey
        Arg1: on the poor