Predicate: sift

Roleset id: sift.01 , to distinguish and separate out, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sift.01: SIFT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls disassemble-23.3, search-35.2. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from sift.01-v)


sift (v.)Scouring Scrutiny


        Arg0-PAG: filter, discerning agent (vnrole: 23.3-Agent, 35.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity sifted or sifted through (vnrole: 23.3-Patient, 35.2-Location, 35.2-Theme)

Example: transitive

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

        Now they plan [*-2] to sell us products that [*T*-1]sift through all the information [*-3] to give us what we really want [*-5] to know [*T*-4] .

        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> products
        Rel: sift
        Arg1: through all the information
        Argm-prp: [*-3] to give us what we really want [*-5]to know [*T*-4]