Predicate: strew

Roleset id: strew.01 , scatter, distribute, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strew.01: STREW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'strew' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 9.7, Framenet entries Filling and Placing. (from strew.01-v predicate notes)


strew (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: distributor (vnrole: 9.7-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing distributed (vnrole: 9.7-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: distributed to, area (vnrole: 9.7-1-Destination)

Example: passivized area

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

        Mr. Covert had to search through law books scattered on the floor of his office yesterday, and [Mr. Belli's courtyard]-1 was strewn [*-1]with bricks.

        Rel: strewn
        Arg2: [*-1]
        Arg1: with bricks

Example: all args

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

        John strewed thumbtacks all around the bathroom floor.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: strewed
        Arg1: thumbtacks
        Arg2: all around the bathroom floor