Predicate: rotate

Roleset id: rotate.01 , (make) go around, causing to go or going around, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

rotate.01: ROTATE-V NOTES: VN classes modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3, coil-9.6, roll-51.3.1. (from rotate.01-v) ROTATION-N NOTES: ~rotate.01 (from rotation.01-n)


rotation (n.)
rotate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of rotation (vnrole: 47.3-agent, 9.6-agent, 51.3.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing rotating (vnrole: 47.3-theme, 9.6-theme, 51.3.1-theme)

Example: ergative

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

        The walls shook; the building rotated.

        Arg1: the building
        Rel: rotated

Example: ARG1

        It 's such a beautiful and historic location , but they are just going to stick up a bridge there , and they are even talking about having a rotating restaurant on top ! "

        Rel: rotating
        Arg1: restaurant

Example: metaphorical

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

        The farmer sows oats the year after potatoes in his rotation of crops.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: rotation
        Arg1: of crops

Roleset id: rotate.02 , shift from one thing to another, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

rotate.02: ROTATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'rotate' based on sentences in wsj and automaticexpansion via verbnet. (from rotate.02-v predicate notes)


rotate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of shift
        Arg1-PPT: thing being changed
        Arg2-VSP: old thing
        Arg3-PRD: new thing

Example: with new thing

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

        Many of Wednesday's winners were losers yesterday as investors quickly took profits and rotated their buying to other issues, traders said.

        Arg0: investors
        Rel: rotated
        Arg1: their buying
        Arg3: to other issues