Predicate: commandeer

Roleset id: commandeer.01 , acquire (forcefully or stealthily), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

commandeer.01: COMMANDEER-V NOTES: frame by Perryn (from commandeer.01-v)


commandeer (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity acquiring something (vnrole: 10.5-Agent, 13.5.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing acquired (vnrole: 10.5-Theme, 13.5.2-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: acquired-from (vnrole: 10.5-Source, 13.5.2-Source)

Example: take hostages

        [The gunman]-1 is accused of *PRO*-1 commandeering the bus in the north German city of Breman and holding 16 people *PRO*-2 hostage during a 75-mile police chase down the autobahn.

        Arg0: *PRO*-1 -- the gunman
        Rel: commandeering
        Arg1: the bus
        ArgM-LOC: in the north German city of Bremen