Predicate: shred

Roleset id: shred.01 , turn wide flat object into small flat objects, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shred.01: SHRED-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of Vncls carve-21.2-1, break-45.1. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from shred.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
shred (v.)Grinding Cause_to_fragment

Roles:

        Reserve instrument for cases only when there is also an agent presentin the sentence. (from shred.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: shredder (vnrole: 21.2-1-Agent, 45.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing shredded, whole (vnrole: 21.2-1-Patient, 45.1-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 21.2-1-Instrument, 45.1-Instrument)
        Arg3-PRD: pieces

Example: simple transitive

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

        They shredded it simply because it contained financial information about their creditors and depositors.''

        Arg0: They
        Rel: shredded
        Arg1: it
        Argm-cau: simply because it contained financial information about their creditors and depositors

Example: all args

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

        Mary shredded John's dissertation into a gazillion pieces with a chainsaw.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: shredded
        Arg1: John's dissertation
        Arg3: into a gazillion pieces
        Arg2: with a chainsaw