Predicate: overflow

Roleset id: overflow.01 , be too full, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

overflow.01: OVERFLOW-V NOTES: Sounds better on a larger scale: "The floodwaters overflowed theriver." Even then doesn't sound great, but I know I've encounteredthis construction before. (from overflow.01-v)


overflow (v.)


        Arg1-GOL: container
        Arg2-PPT: substance

Example: container as subject

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

        With newspapers being the largest single component of solid waste in our landfills, and with our country overflowing with trash, all sectors of our society and all types of businesses must become more responsible in our use and disposal of precious natural resources.

        Arg1: our country
        Rel: overflowing
        Arg2: with trash

Example: ARG2 and ARG1

        The stream water has overflown the riverbanks and flooded into the nearby houses of herders .

        Arg2: The stream water
        Rel: overflown
        Arg1: the riverbanks