Predicate: yank

Roleset id: yank.01 , pull roughly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

yank.01: YANK-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia, 9/2010. Member of Vncls carry-11.4, hold-15.1-1, push-12-1, split-23.2. (from yank.01-v)


yank (v.)Manipulation Cause_motion


        Arg0-PAG: puller (vnrole: 23.2-agent, 12-1-agent, 11.4-agent, 15.1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing pulled (vnrole: 23.2-patient, 12-1-theme, 11.4-theme, 15.1-1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 23.2-co-patient, 11.4-initial_location)

Example: yank out

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

        At the $932 million T. Rowe Price High Yield Fund, investors yanked out about $182 million in the past two months.

        Argm-loc: At the $932 million T. Rowe Price High Yield Fund
        Arg0: investors
        Rel: yanked
        Argm-dir: out
        Arg1: about $182 million
        Argm-tmp: in the past two months

Example: passive

        [An index of economic activity]-1 yanked *trace*-1 from the survey...

        Rel: yanked
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: from the survey

Example: agressive ballooning with GOL

        person: other,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        We-1 finally rendezvoused with our balloon , and went about the precision routine of *PRO*-1 yanking the balloon to the ground , punching all the air out of it , rolling it up and cramming it and the basket into the trailer .

        Arg0: *PRO*-1: We
        Rel: yanking
        Arg1: the balloon
        Argm-gol: to the ground