Predicate: clinch

Roleset id: clinch.01 , make into a sure thing, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clinch.01: CLINCH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'clinch' based on sentences in wsj. No access to verbnet at the moment. (from clinch.01-v predicate notes)


clinch (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of sureness
        Arg1-PPT: sure thing

Example: Dewey Defeats Truman!

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

        In the previous three general elections, similar national issues clinched the vote.

        ArgM-LOC: In the previous three general elections
        Arg0: similar national issues
        Rel: clinched
        Arg1: the vote