Predicate: skyrocket

Roleset id: skyrocket.01 , go up very fast, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

skyrocket.01: SKYROCKET-V NOTES: Bite my butt, it is in verbnet: calibratable_cos-45.6-1. Comparison to 'rise'. (from skyrocket.01-v)


skyrocket (v.)Change_position_on_a_scale


        Arg1-PPT: Logical subject, patient, thing rising (vnrole: 45.6-1-Patient, 45.6-1-Attribute)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount risen (vnrole: 45.6-1-Extent)
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point
        Argm-LOC: medium

Example: ergative, no other args

        Art prices are skyrocketing...

        Arg1: Art prices
        Rel: skyrocketing

Example: with EXT

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        I also just read that the drug trafficking trade has skyrocketed 50% in the last two years in the Denver area.

        Arg1: the drug trafficking trade
        Rel: skyrocketed
        Arg2: 50%
        Argm-tmp: in the last two years
        Argm-loc: in the Denver area

Example: with start and end points

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        The number of pages of tax rules skyrocketed from 40500 in 1995 to 70320 in 2009.

        Arg1: The number of pages of tax rules
        Rel: skyrocketed
        Arg3: from 40500 in 1995
        Arg4: to 70320 in 2009