Roleset id: sabotage.01 , wreck clandestinely, Source: , vncls: , framnet: sabotage.01: SABOTAGE-V NOTES: No Vncls. Beautiful etymology behind this. During the Industrial Revolution inFrance, disgruntled (and displaced) workers would toss their woodenshoes, called "sabot"s, into the machinery of the new factories,naturally causing the machinery to break. This kind of willfuldestruction came to be called sabot-age. (from sabotage.01-v)
|sabotage (v.)||Subversion Damaging|
Arg1-PPT: thing wrecked
Example: just transitive
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive
Guerrilla leaders said Pretoria-1 was attempting *trace*-1 to sabotage next week's elections in Namibia.
Arg1: next week 's elections in Namibia