Predicate: prick

Roleset id: prick.01 , poke with a pin, pop or burst, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prick.01: PRICK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'prick' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from prick.01-v predicate notes)


prick (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: prick(er) (vnrole: 19-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: victim (vnrole: 19-Patient)

Example: the one example

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

        ``It seems to me that this is the pin that [*T*-1] has finally pricked the balloon,'' says Mr. Rogers, a professor of finance at Columbia University and former co-manager of one of the most successful hedge funds in history, Quantum Fund.

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        ArgM-RCL: that -> the pin
        Rel: pricked
        Arg1: the balloon

Predicate: prick_up

Roleset id: prick_up.02 , cause to stand up straight, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prick_up.02: PRICK_UP-V NOTES: (from prick.02-v)


prick_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer
        Arg1-PPT: entity standing up straight

Example: passive

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

        It was Giselle , the fille de chambre , come [*-1] to clean the room , and while she stood before him with ears-1 pricked [*]-1 up and regard all curiosity , [*-2] explaining her errand , Alex could see from the corner of his eye the doctor doing all [0] he could [*?*] [*] to calm the displeased bird .

        Rel: [ pricked] [ up]
        Arg1: [*]