Predicate: batter

Roleset id: batter.01 , hit repeatedly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

batter.01: BATTER-V NOTES: I'm really not sure if we'll see animate subjects: Mary battered John?John battered on the door? Maybe. (from batter.01-v) BATTERING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, batter-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls hit-18.1-1. (from battering.01-n)


battering (n.)
batter (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, hitter - animate only! (vnrole: 18.1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.1-1-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, thing hit by or with (vnrole: 18.1-1-instrument)
        Arg3-EXT: intensifier of action

Example: passive--most frequent

        But its 17 big junk holdings at year end showed only a few bonds that [*T-1*] have been really battered *trace*.

        Argm-mnr: really
        Rel: battered
        Argm-rcl: that -> only a few bonds
        Arg1: [*T-1*]

Example: passive, with instrument

        [Microsoft]-1, *trace*-1 battered *trace* by profit taking in recent sessions, sank as much as 4; but it finished at 80 7/8, down 2 1/4 on volume of one million shares.

        Rel: battered
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: by profit taking in recent sessions

Example: instrumental subject

        The early move essentially established the day's trading range, and traders said they saw little of the program activity that [*T*] has battered the market recently.

        Argm-rcl: that -> the program activity
        Arg2: [*T*]
        Rel: battered
        Arg1: the market
        Argm-tmp: recently

Example: with intensifier

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

        For fifty years his guns and ham-like fists shot holes through [*RNR*-1] and battered the daylights out of [*RNR*-1]the enemies of law and order in the frontier towns of the West .

        Argm-tmp: For fifty years
        Arg2: his guns and ham-like fists
        Rel: battered
        Arg3: the daylights
        Arg1: out of [*RNR*-1] the enemies of law and order
        Argm-loc: in the frontier towns of the West

Example: args 0, 1

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

        Bruises flowered on his chest and shoulders from his battering the bars.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: battering
        Arg1: the bars

Example: ARG1

        The battered US Navy destroyer Cole has begun its journey home from Yemen , 17 days after a suspected terrorist bomb tore a gapping hole in its side .

        Rel: battered
        Arg1: [destroyer][US Navy]