Predicate: short

Roleset id: short.01 , sell stocks short, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.01: SHORT-V NOTES: No Vncls. Checked by Julia, 11/2010. (from short.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: stock broker
        Arg1-PPT: stocks

Example: wsj-ese strikes again!

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        For example, [an investor]-1 may seek [*-1]-2 to profit during some takeover situations by [*-2] buying stock in one company involved and shorting the stock of the other.

        Arg0: [*-2]
        Rel: shorting
        Arg1: the stock of the other

Roleset id: short.02 , short-circuit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.02: SHORT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls other_cos-45.4. Checked by Julia, 11/2010. (from short.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: electrician (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: circuit, electrical appliance (vnrole: 45.4-patient)

Example: usually ergative

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

        When the swaying of the building woke me up, I reasoned that a) I was in Southern California; b) the bed was moving; c) it must be a Magic Fingers bed that-1 [*T*-1] had shorted.

        Arg1: [*T*-1] (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> a Magic Fingers bed
        Rel: shorted

Roleset id: short.03 , short change, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.03: SHORT-V NOTES: No Vncls. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from short.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (v.)

Roles:

        Not restricted to money; can be used anytime someone doesn't receiveeverything they "should" be getting. (from short.03-v)
        Arg0-PAG: giver of change
        Arg1-PPT: receiver of change
        Arg2-VSP: explicit mention of change

Example: poor John

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

        The clerk at Wawa shorted John $58.13.

        Arg0: The clerk at Wawa
        Rel: shorted
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: $58.13

Example: when the 'change' is really a chicken nugget.

        person: other,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        If I worked as a grill cook at McDonald's and I shorted Bryan Mills a chicken nugget, what would happen?

        Arg0: I
        Rel: shorted
        Arg1: Bryan Mills
        Arg2: a chicken nugget

Roleset id: short.05 , crumbly due to heavy fat content (as pie crust), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.05: SHORT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from short.04-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: thing with heavy fat content

Example: the arg

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

        The crust was short and crumbly, the filling achieved that perfect balance between sweetness and nuttiness, and the piece paired perfectly with a handsome glass of honeyed Geyser Peak late harvest semillon.

        Arg1: The crust
        Rel: short

Roleset id: short.06 , not having enough to reach a goal, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.06: SHORT-J NOTES: Updated by Julia based on BOLT-1, closely related to short-v.03, but impossible to combine (from short.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (j.)
fall_short (l.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: entity not having enough
        Arg2-EXT: what arg1 doesn't have enough of, amount short
        Arg3-GOL: goal arg1 is short of reaching

Example: arg2

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

        Between Russia and Iran , they would have access to enormous oil reserves , from which they could , if supplies were too short , deny the U.S. Saudi Arabia comes to mind as well .

        Arg2: supplies
        Argm-ext: too
        Rel: short

Example: args 1, 2

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

        She had a cart full of groceries and when it was time for her to pay she was short $10.

        Argm-tmp: when it was time for her to pay
        Arg1: she
        Rel: short
        Arg2: $10

Example: args 1, 3

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

        The other day I was in post office and there was a guy who-1 [*-1] was 2 years short of the retirement and he was making 50,000$/year.

        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg2: 2 years
        Rel: short
        Arg3: of the retirement

Example: because arg3 applies to the money frame

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

        I was $10 short of getting on the Greyhound bus.

        Arg1: I
        Arg2: $10
        Rel: short
        Arg3: of getting on the Greyhound bus

Roleset id: short.07 , minimal length/duration, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.07: SHORT-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from short.02-j) SHORTER-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from shorter.02-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shorter (j.)
short (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: entity that isn't long
        Arg2-VSP: domain in which arg1 isn't long

Example: both args

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

        he was short in stature

        Arg1: he
        Rel: short
        Arg2: in stature

Example: arg1

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

        There was an error posting your comment. Maybe it was too short?

        Arg1: it
        Argm-ext: too
        Rel: short

Example: duration

        Her visit was short.

        Arg1: Her visit
        Rel: short

Roleset id: short.08 , snippy, brusk, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

short.08: SHORT-J NOTES: Added by Julia. (from short.03-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
short (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity behaving bruskly
        Arg1-PPT: subject matter
        Arg2-GOL: target of brusk behavior

Example: all args

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

        Yesterday we got into an argument because I was short with him about something.

        Arg0: I
        Rel: short
        Arg2: with him
        Arg1: about something


Predicate: shorten

Roleset id: shorten.04 , make shorter, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shorten.04: SHORTEN-V NOTES: Comparison to other quantifiable-change verbs (rise, etc). Member of Vncls other_cos-45.4. (from shorten.01-v) SHORTENING-N NOTES: ~shorten.01 (from shortening.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shortening (n.)
shorten (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming shorter (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: start and end points

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

        Mr. Krampe also said that Mercedes plans to bring out new models every year through the mid-1990s and it will shorten its product development cycle to eight years from 10 or 12 years to compete more effectively with Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus, Nissan Motor Co.'s Infiniti and Honda Motor Co.'s Acura luxury-car divisions.

        Arg0: it
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: shorten
        Arg1: its product development cycle
        Arg4: to eight years
        Arg3: from 10 or 12 years
        Argm-prp: to compete more effectively with Toyota Motor Corp.'s Lexus, Nissan Motor Co.'s Infiniti and Honda Motor Co.'s Acura luxury-car divisions

Example: Arg0, 1

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

        Google has improved its shortening of URLs.

        Arg0: its
        Rel: shortening
        Arg1: of URLs