Predicate: hijack

Roleset id: hijack.01 , take control of something (often transportation) by force, to seize control of a moving vehicle by force in order to reach an alternate destination, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hijack.01: HIJACK-V NOTES: Frame created by Arrick (from hijack.01-v) HIGHJACK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'highjack' based on Verbnet entry 10.5.Variant of 'hijack' (59-1).frame by Perryn (from highjack.01-v predicate notes)


hijack (v.)
highjack (v.)
hijacking (n.)
highjacking (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: hijacker, agent (vnrole: 59-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: airplane, entity hijacked (vnrole: 59-1-patient)
        Arg2-DIR: pilot, hijacked from

Example: hijack-v: political force

        Republican leader Bill Frist said 0 [the Senate]-1 was hijacked *-1.

        Rel: hijacked
        Arg1: *-1

Example: hijack-v: with agent

        We can not le the fringes on both sides hijack the Supreme Court nominaiton process.

        Arg0: the fringes on both sides
        Rel: hijack
        Arg1: the Supreme Court nomination process.

Example: hijack-v: plane

        The Cubans hijacked the plane from the pilot and flew it to Miami.

        Arg0: The Cubans
        Rel: hijacked
        Arg1: the plane
        Arg2: the pilot
        Argm-dir: to Miami