Predicate: shoehorn

Roleset id: shoehorn.01 , put into a container with some difficulty, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

shoehorn.01: SHOEHORN-V NOTES: No Verbnet entry. A fascinating word; probably not one person in ten still living haseven seen a shoehorn and yet we all still know instinctively what thisverb means. (from shoehorn.01-v)


shoehorn (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: putter
        Arg1-PPT: thing put
        Arg2-GOL: put in, container

Example: usually passive?

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

        Accordingly, the hidebound traditionalist reconstructed hypothetical organisms from the Burgess fossils in such a way that they-1 could be shoehorned [*-1] into familiar categories.

        Argm-mod: could
        Rel: shoehorned
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg2: into familiar categories