Predicate: rupture

Roleset id: rupture.01 , break a long skinny fluid container, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

rupture.01: RUPTURE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'rupture' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 40.8.3-1-1 and 45.4. (from rupture.01-v predicate notes)


rupture (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of breakage (vnrole: 40.8.3-1-1-Experiencer, 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: container (vnrole: 40.8.3-1-1-Patient, 45.4-Patient)

Example: both args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Many of the buildings, mostly condominiums and apartments, were flattened almost instantly as the underlying soil -- much of it landfill -- was literally turned to ooze by the quake's intensive shaking, [*] rupturing gas lines.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: rupturing
        Arg1: gas lines

Example: ergative

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

        Many streets and sidewalks buckled, and subterranean water mains and service connections ruptured.

        Arg1: subterranean water mains and service connections
        Rel: ruptured