Predicate: interrogate

Roleset id: interrogate.01 , question closely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

interrogate.01: INTERROGATE-V NOTES: Note the argument order; this is motivated by comparison with'question' and other verbs of speaking. The question itself willusually be omitted. (from interrogate.01-v) INTERROGATION-N NOTES: interrogate.01 (from interrogation.01-n)


interrogate (v.)
interrogation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: asker (vnrole: 37.1.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: question or thing in doubt (vnrole: 37.1.3-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: entity asked, hearer (vnrole: 37.1.3-Recipient)

Example: all args, passive

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

        Then an announcer interjects: ``It was Douglas Wilder who introduced a bill to force [rape victims age 13 and younger]-1 to be interrogated *trace*-1 about their private lives by lawyers for accused rapists.

        Rel: interrogated
        Arg2: *trace*
        Arg1: about their private lives
        Arg0: by lawyers for accused rapists

Example: omitted topic

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

        [Brazilian financier Naji Nahas, who was arrested on Monday after 102 days in hiding,]-1 is likely *trace*-1 to be interrogated *trace*-1 next week by the Brazilian judiciary.

        Rel: interrogated
        Arg2: *trace*
        ArgM-TMP: next week
        Arg0: by the Brazilian judiciary

Example: Arg0,1

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

        Darrow began his interrogation of Bryan with a quiet question, "You have given considerable study to the Bible, haven't you, Mr.Bryan?"

        Arg0: his
        Rel: interrogation
        Arg1: of Bryan