Predicate: chisel

Roleset id: chisel.01 , use a chisel to build something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

chisel.01: CHISEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'chisel' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 26.1. (from chisel.01-v predicate notes)


chisel (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: builder (vnrole: 26.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: construction (vnrole: 26.1-Product)
        Arg2-VSP: material, start state (vnrole: 26.1-Material)
        Arg4-PRD: end state of arg1 (vnrole: 26.1-Product)

Example: weird example

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

        Looking leaner than he has in a while, the younger Mr. Bridges's Jack is sexy and cynical and a far sadder case than Frank, who [*T*-1]'s managed [*-20]to chisel his dreams [*-2] to fit reality without feeling too cheated.

        Argm-rcl: who -> Frank
        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        Rel: chisel
        Arg1: his dreams
        Arg4: [*-2] to fit reality
        Argm-mnr: without feeling too cheated

Example: more clearly building

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

        John chiseled a perfect portrait of Mary out of a block of ice.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: chiseled
        Arg1: a perfect portrait of Mary
        Arg2: out of a block of ice