Predicate: kidnap

Roleset id: kidnap.01 , to seize and detain unlawfully, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

kidnap.01: KIDNAP-V NOTES: Frames file for 'kidnap' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from kidnap.01-v predicate notes)


kidnap (v.)
kidnapping (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: kidnapper, agent (vnrole: 10.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: person kidnapped (vnrole: 10.5-Theme)

Example: transitive

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

        Again , you have [*-1] to ask the obvious question : Why would intelligent beings kidnap seven Soviet mailmen [*T*-2]?

        ArgM-MOD: would
        Arg0: intelligent beings
        Rel: kidnap
        Arg1: seven Soviet mailmen
        ArgM-PNC: [*T*-2]
        ArgM-RCL: Why