Predicate: ravage

Roleset id: ravage.01 , destroy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ravage.01: RAVAGE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ravage' based on automatic expansion of 'destroy' Levin class (cl destroy-44). (from ravage.01-v)


ravage (v.)


        Verbnet predicts an instrumental subject. They also bring thedistinction between agent and instrument down to intentionality, whichwe've been trying to avoid. If you feel you can consistently makethat decision, go ahead; otherwise only use arg2 when there is also anarg0. (from ravage.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: destroyer (vnrole: 44-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed (vnrole: 44-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction (vnrole: 44-Instrument)

Example: no instrument

        Program traders argue that a reinstatement of the rule would ravage the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets.

        Arg0: a reinstatement of the rule
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: ravage
        Arg1: the ``pricing efficiency'' of the futures and stock markets

Example: with instrument

        Mary ravaged John's fragile self-esteem with a single dirty look.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: ravaged
        Arg1: John's fragile self-esteem
        Arg2: with a single dirty look