Predicate: pummel

Roleset id: pummel.01 , strike repeatedly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pummel.01: PUMMEL-V NOTES: Please try very hard to make the agent/instrument distinction. (from pummel.01-v)


pummel (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, hitter - animate only! (vnrole: 18.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.3-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, thing hit by or with (vnrole: 18.3-Instrument)

Example: instrumental subject

        Moreover, some investors think a recession or renewed airfare wars will pummel airline stocks in coming months.

        Arg2: a recession or renewed airfare wars
        ArgM-MOD: will
        Rel: pummel
        Arg1: airline stocks
        ArgM-TMP: in coming months

Example: agentive subject

        Mary pummelled John with a series of stale marshmallows.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: pummelled
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: with a series of stale marshmallows