Predicate: wear

Roleset id: wear.01 , not be naked, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear.01: WEAR-V NOTES: Member of Vncls simple_dressing-41.3.1. (from wear.01-v)


wear (v.)Wearing


        Arg0-PAG: wearer (vnrole: 41.3.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: clothing (vnrole: 41.3.1-Theme)

Example: basic

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

        Sotheby's, she says, is ``wearing both hats.''

        Arg0: Sotheby's
        Rel: wearing
        Arg1: both hats

Roleset id: wear.06 , erode, diminish something over time, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear.06: WEAR-V NOTES: Roleset for 'wear' based on instances in Webtext 2.5 (76-199). VerbNet class 10.4.1-1. Framed by Claire (from wear.06-v)


wear (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Cause of erosion, natural force or agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Thing eroded, worn (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: Source location, arg 1 is eroded from/off of what? (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Source)

Example: With 'away'

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

        . . .They do n't want *PRO*-3 to admit that [their political process]-4 has reached a dead end , has collapsed , has ended , and uh , is worn *-4 away by time .

        Argm-dis: uh
        Rel: worn
        Argm-prd: away
        Arg0: by time
        Arg1: *-4

Predicate: wear_off

Roleset id: wear_off.02 , erode, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear_off.02: WEAR_OFF-V NOTES: (from wear.02-v)


wear_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of erosion
        Arg1-PPT: thing disappearing

Example: ergative

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

        This time he's ready to buy in ``when the panic wears off.''

        Arg1: the panic
        Rel: [ wears] [ off]

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        Experienced resistance commanders wanted to use guerrilla action and siege tactics to wear down the regime .

        Arg0: Experienced resistance commanders
        Rel: [down][wear]
        Arg1: the regime

Predicate: wear_out

Roleset id: wear_out.03 , degrade completely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear_out.03: WEAR_OUT-V NOTES: (from wear.03-v)


wear_out (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of wear
        Arg1-PPT: thing worn out

Example: ARG1 and ARG0

        He found them asleep , worn out from their grieving .

        Arg1: them
        Rel: [worn][out]
        Arg0: from their grieving

Predicate: wear_on

Roleset id: wear_on.04 , last, painfully, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear_on.04: WEAR_ON-V NOTES: (from wear.04-v)


wear_on (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: thing lasting too long

Example: as the world turns

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

        But yesterday, as the morning wore on, some major West Coast refinery operators -- including Chevron Corp., Exxon Corp.and the Shell Oil Co. unit of Royal Dutch/Shell Group -- said their refineries weren't damaged and were continuing to operate normally.

        Arg1: the morning
        Rel: wore on

Predicate: wear_down

Roleset id: wear_down.05 , tire, exhaust, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wear_down.05: WEAR_DOWN-V NOTES: (from wear.05-v)


wear_down (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause
        Arg1-PPT: experiencer

Example: basic

        [They]-9 just keep coming at you, and use every trick in the book [*]-9 to try [*]-9 to wear you down.

        Arg0: [*]-9
        Rel: [ wear] [ down]
        Arg1: you