Predicate: circle

Roleset id: circle.01 , to move in a circle, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

circle.01: CIRCLE-V NOTES: No VNcls. (from circle.01-v)


circle (v.)Traversing Motion


        Arg0-PAG: entity moving

Example: intransitive

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

        As a police helicopter circled overhead , Mr. Sisulu repeated the ANC 's demands on the government ...

        Arg0: a police helicopter
        Rel: circled
        Argm-loc: overhead

Roleset id: circle.02 , to form a circle, enclose, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

circle.02: CIRCLE-V NOTES: Comparison with 'surround'. Member of VNcls contiguous_location-47.8. (from circle.02-v)


circle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer
        Arg1-PPT: entity forming a circle (vnrole: 47.8-Theme)
        Arg2-PPT: entity within a circle (vnrole: 47.8-co-theme)

Example: non-agentive

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

        The auto-dealer strip in this booming suburb runs nearly five miles along Cobb Parkway , stretching from the Perimeter highway that [*T*-1] circles Atlanta to the `` Big Chicken , '' a pullet-roofed fast-food restaurant and local landmark .

        Arg1: [*T*-1] (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> the Perimeter highway
        Rel: circles
        Arg2: Atlanta