Predicate: strain

Roleset id: strain.01 , injure, put stress on, violent exertion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strain.01: STRAIN-V NOTES: Member of Vncls hurt-40.8.3-2. (from strain.01-v) STRAINING-N NOTES: Based on temprel data. Comparison to strain.01. Strain.01 is a member of VN class hurt-40.8-3-2. Framed by Katie. (from straining.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
strain (v.)Experience_bodily_harm
straining (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity causing damage (vnrole: 40.8.3-2-actor)
        Arg1-PPT: patient, entity experiencing hurt/damage (vnrole: 40.8.3-2-patient)

Example: physical hurt

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

        The harder he tried to push them into large piles, the closer he-1 came to *trace*-1 breaking the rake and straining his back.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: straining
        Arg1: his back

Example: metaphysical hurt

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

        [The fight]-1 is putting a tight squeeze on profits of many, *trace*-1 threatening to drive the smallest ones out of business and straining relations between the national fast-food chains and their franchisees.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: straining
        Arg1: relations between the national fast-food chains and their franchisees

Example: Defecation causes the straining, 'he' would be the experiencer

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

        He developed difficulties with constipation and it was described as a significant amount of straining with defecation.

        Rel: straining
        Arg0: with defecation

Roleset id: strain.02 , separate solids from liquid, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strain.02: STRAIN-V NOTES: Member of Vncls wipe_manner-10.4.1. (from strain.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
strain (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: separator, filter, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: solids, thing removed (vnrole: 10.4.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: liquid, source, removed-from (vnrole: 10.4.1-source)

Example: solids and liquids still mixed

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

        The idea behind the Egg King is pretty simple: *trace* put the eggs into a cylinder that contains perforated baskets, spin them at a high speed to break the shells and strain the edible part through the baskets.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: strain
        Arg1: the edible part
        Argm-dir: through the baskets

Example: separated args

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

        John strained the chunks out of his glass of expired milk before drinking it.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: strained
        Arg1: the chunks
        Arg2: out of his glass of expired milk
        Argm-tmp: before drinking it

Roleset id: strain.03 , try hard, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strain.03: STRAIN-V NOTES: No Vncls. (from strain.03-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
strain (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Agent/Entity Trying
        Arg1-PPT: thing tried

Example: work it, baby!

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

        And, since the public has always been fascinated by gossip and voyeurism, reporters and editors will strain for creative angles to justify the inclusion of collateral facts about private lives including sexual activities and domestic relationships, activities of family members, and all matters about mental and physical health.

        Argm-dis: And
        Argm-cau: since the public has always been fascinated by gossip and voyeurism
        Arg0: reporters and editors
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: strain
        Arg1: for creative angles
        Argm-prp: to justify the inclusion of collateral facts about private lives including sexual activities and domestic relationships, activities of family members, and all matters about mental and physical health

Roleset id: strain.04 , adjectival: hurting, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strain.04: STRAIN-V NOTES: This usage hurts me. It should really be combined with strain.01 (see "metaphysical" example). (from strain.04-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
strain (v.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: thing hurting
        Arg2-PRP: for what

Example: one arg

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

        Judge Kozinski found [the derivation]-1 entirely strained *trace*-1 and writes that ``for an academic to refer to himself as an intellectual gigolo is ... a devastating admission of professional dishonesty.''

        Argm-adv: entirely
        Rel: strained
        Arg1: *trace*

Example: both args

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: full

        Intel makes semiconductors and Campeau-1 operates department-store chains and is strained *trace*-1 for cash.

        Rel: strained
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: for cash