Predicate: prune

Roleset id: prune.01 , remove branches, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

prune.01: PRUNE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of Vncls carve-21.2-2, wipe_manner-10.4.1-1. (from prune.01-v)


prune (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: remover, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: branches (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme, 21.2-2-Patient)
        Arg2-DIR: whole plant (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Source)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument, pruning shears (vnrole: 21.2-2-Instrument)

Example: usual usage

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

        ``We-1 aren't inclined [*-1] to prune stock portfolios now,'' says Steven G. Einhorn, chairman of the investment policy committee of Goldman, Sachs& Co.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: prune
        Arg2: stock portfolios
        Argm-tmp: now

Example: ARG1

        Once she pruned it of the telescreen circuit and slipped it out of the massive frontage of cabinets, it was surprisingly small and light, hardly bearing down on her shoulder when she slung it accordion-wise .

        Arg0: she
        Rel: pruned
        Arg2: it
        Arg1: of the telescreen circuit

Example: ARG3

        her father pruned them with shears.

        Arg0: her father
        Rel: pruned
        Arg2: them
        Arg3: with shears.