Predicate: shatter

Roleset id: shatter.01 , break into a zillion pieces, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shatter.01: SHATTER-V NOTES: Member of Vncls break-45.1, destroy-44. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from shatter.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shatter (v.)Cause_to_fragment

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: breaker (vnrole: 45.1-agent, 44-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing broken (vnrole: 45.1-patient, 44-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.1-instrument, 44-instrument)
        Arg3-PRD: pieces

Example: just transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        The fight has turned ugly and, among pilots at least, has shattered the esprit de corps that Mr. Smith worked so hard to build.

        Arg0: The fight
        Rel: shattered
        Arg1: the esprit de corps that Mr. Smith worked so hard to build

Example: odd location for instrument

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

        With his recent purchases of USX common stock, Mr. Icahn shattered a three-year-old, unwritten standstill agreement with Mr. Roderick.

        Arg2: with his recent purchases of USX common stock
        Arg0: Mr. Icahn
        Rel: shattered
        Arg1: a three-year-old, unwritten standstill agreement with Mr. Roderick

Example: with instrument and pieces

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

        John shattered the mirror into a million pieces with his face.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: shattered
        Arg1: the mirror
        Arg3: into a million pieces
        Arg2: with his face