Predicate: row

Roleset id: row.01 , make a boat go, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

row.01: ROW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'row' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 51.4.2 and 11.5, Framenet entries Transportation and Conversation. The latter is incorrect; it applies only to the nominal 'row' (pron "RAU"). (from row.01-v predicate notes) ROWING-N NOTES: row.01 (from rowing.01-n)


row (v.)Operate_vehicle Bringing
rowing (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: rower (vnrole: 11.5-Agent, 51.4.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: boat (vnrole: 11.5-Theme, 51.4.2-Theme)

Example: intransitive

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

        *trace*-1 A San Francisco lawyer, Mr. Panelli-1 rowed religiously when he first got the machine, but, he complains, it left grease marks on his carpet, ``and it was boring.

        Argm-prd: *trace* A San Francisco lawyer
        Arg0: Mr. Panelli
        Rel: rowed
        Argm-mnr: religiously
        Argm-tmp: when he first got the machine

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        And he saw the followers working hard to row the boat .

        Arg0: the followers
        Rel: row
        Arg1: the boat

Example: Arg0

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

        They say boldness favours the brave and this proved true for Oliver of his rowing the Atlantic Ocean.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: rowing
        Argm-dir: the Atlantic Ocean