Predicate: prune

Roleset id: prune.01 , remove branches, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prune.01: PRUNE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of Vncls carve-21.2-2, wipe_manner-10.4.1-1. (from prune.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
prune (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: remover, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: branches (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme, 21.2-2-Patient)
        Arg2-DIR: whole plant (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Source)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument, pruning shears (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument)

Example: usual usage

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

        ``We-1 aren't inclined [*-1] to prune stock portfolios now,'' says Steven G. Einhorn, chairman of the investment policy committee of Goldman, Sachs& Co.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: prune
        Arg2: stock portfolios
        Argm-tmp: now

Example: with branches

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

        John pruned all the blooming flowers off the rose bush, leaving only the deadheads.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: pruned
        Arg1: all the blooming flowers
        Arg2: off the rose bush
        Argm-adv: leaving on the deadheads

Example: with instrument

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

        John pruned the rosebushes with a chainsaw.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: pruned
        Arg2: the rosebushes
        Arg3: with a chainsaw