Predicate: sabotage

Roleset id: sabotage.01 , wreck clandestinely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sabotage.01: SABOTAGE-V NOTES: No Vncls. Beautiful etymology behind this. During the Industrial Revolution inFrance, disgruntled (and displaced) workers would toss their woodenshoes, called "sabot"s, into the machinery of the new factories,naturally causing the machinery to break. This kind of willfuldestruction came to be called sabot-age. (from sabotage.01-v)


sabotage (v.)Subversion Damaging


        Arg0-PAG: saboteur
        Arg1-PPT: thing wrecked
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: just transitive

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

        Guerrilla leaders said Pretoria-1 was attempting *trace*-1 to sabotage next week's elections in Namibia.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: sabotage
        Arg1: next week 's elections in Namibia