Predicate: snap

Roleset id: snap.01 , bite at viciously, perhaps as an utterance, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.01: SNAP-V NOTES: predicate edited by Arrick. This sense includes biting at, like an animal snapping at food. Member of VNcls manner_speaking-37.3. (from snap.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: speaker, snapper (vnrole: 37.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance (vnrole: 37.3-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer, entity being snapped at (vnrole: 37.3-Recipient)

Example: buncha irrelevant args

        It is interesting to see the fundamental stock pickers snap ``foul'' on program trading when the markets decline, while hailing the great values still abounding as the markets rise.

        Arg0: the fundamental stock pickers
        Rel: snap
        Arg1: " foul "
        Argm-adv: on program trading
        Argm-tmp: when the markets decline
        Argm-adv: while hailing the great values still abounding as the markets rise

Example: with hearer

        John angrily snapped at Mary.

        Arg0: John
        Argm-mnr: angrily
        Rel: snapped
        Arg2: at Mary

Example: be angry

        What-1 *T*-1 makes these young men snap.

        Arg0: these young men
        Rel: snap

Example: bite at

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

        Allosaurus snapped at its food the way crocodiles do.

        Arg0: Allosaurus
        Rel: snapped
        Arg2: at its food
        Argm-mnr: the way crocodiles do.

Roleset id: snap.03 , snap the fingers, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.03: SNAP-V NOTES: Member of VNcls crane-40.3.2. (from snap.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)

Roles:

        Note that the "fingers" argument is often deleted as redundant; fewpeople can snap their toes, for example. (from snap.03-v)
        Arg0-PAG: snapper (vnrole: 40.3.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: fingers (vnrole: 40.3.2-Patient)
        Arg2-CAU: at whom/what (vnrole: 40.3.2-Recipient)

Example: all args

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

        Mary snapped her fingers at John's rude behavior.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: snapped
        Arg1: her fingers
        Arg2: at John's rude behavior

Roleset id: snap.04 , make snapping noises, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.04: SNAP-V NOTES: Member of Vncls sound_emission-43.2. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from snap.04-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PPT: maker of sounds (vnrole: 43.2-Theme)

Example: ergative

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

        John heard the logs snapping in the fireplace.

        Arg0: the logs
        Rel: snapping
        Argm-loc: in the fireplace

Roleset id: snap.05 , break into pieces, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.05: SNAP-V NOTES: Member of VNcls break-45.1, split-23.2. (from snap.05-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)Cause_to_fragment

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: breaker (vnrole: 45.1-Agent, 23.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing broken (vnrole: 45.1-Patient, 23.2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.1-Instrument)
        Arg3-PRD: pieces

Example: typical usage

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

        The Amex Market Value Index snapped a five-session losing streak by rising 2.91 to 378.07.

        Arg0: The Amex Market Value Index
        Rel: snapped
        Arg1: a five-session losing streak
        Argm-mnr: by rising 2.91 to 378.07

Example: more args

        John snapped pieces off the honkin' huge block-o-chocolate with his fingers.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: snapped
        Arg3: pieces
        Arg1: off the honkin' huge block-o-chocolate
        Arg2: with his fingers

Roleset id: snap.07 , move quickly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.07: SNAP-V NOTES: No VNcls. (from snap.07-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: mover
        Arg1-PPT: thing in motion
        Arg2-GOL: destination

Example: with direction and destination

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        [Sun Microsystems Inc.]-1, *trace*-1 snapping back to profitability after its first quarterly loss as a public firm, said it earned $5.2 million, or seven cents a share, in the fiscal first quarter.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Rel: snapping
        Argm-dir: back
        Arg2: to profitability
        Argm-tmp: after its first quarterly loss as a public firm

Example: with agent

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

        A loud noise made John snap his head around.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: snap
        Arg1: his head
        Argm-dir: around

Roleset id: snap.09 , take pictures with snapping noise, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap.09: SNAP-V NOTES: Roleset based on instances in wsj-roleset revisions. Framed by Claire. No VNcls. (from snap.09-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Photographer
        Arg1-PPT: Shots/ pictures

Example: Typical transitive

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

        She snaps photos of the buckled floors and the plaster that has fallen away from the walls .

        Arg0: She
        Rel: snaps
        Arg1: photos of the buckled floors and plaster that has fallen away from the walls.


Predicate: snap_off

Roleset id: snap_off.06 , break into pieces, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap_off.06: SNAP_OFF-V NOTES: (from snap.06-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap_off (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: breaker
        Arg1-PPT: piece(s)
        Arg2-DIR: whole

Example: all args

        John snapped off a twig from the tree.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: [snapped] [off]
        Arg1: a twig
        Arg2: from the tree


Predicate: snap_up

Roleset id: snap_up.08 , acquire quickly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

snap_up.08: SNAP_UP-V NOTES: No VNcls. Comparison to 'buy'. (from snap.08-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
snap_up (v.)

Roles:

        I sorta doubt the higher args will appear, but it's theoretically possible. (from snap.08-v)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity acquiring something
        Arg1-PPT: thing acquired
        Arg2-DIR: seller
        Arg3-PRP: price paid
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive

Example: just transitive

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

        If the Paribas bid succeeds, it will be the second time in two months *trace* a big French investment banking group has snapped up an insurance group *trace*.

        Arg0: a big French investment banking group
        Rel: [ snapped] [ up]
        Arg1: an insurance group
        Argm-tmp: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: *trace* -> the second time in two months