Predicate: smack

Roleset id: smack.01 , to give an indication, be suggestive of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

smack.01: SMACK-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. No appropriate VNcls. Updated by Julia, 11/2010. (from smack.01-v)


smack (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity being suggestive
        Arg1-PPT: entity suggested of

Example: smack-v: transitive

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

        From the perspective of East Germany 's old guard , reforms that-1 [*T*-1] smack of capitalism and Western-style democracy could eliminate their country 's reason for being .

        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> reforms
        Rel: smack
        Arg1: of capitalism and Western-style democracy

Roleset id: smack.02 , hit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

smack.02: SMACK-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on ULA. Member of VNcls hit-18.1-1, bump-18.4-1 (from smack.02-v)


smack (v.)Cause_harm Impact Experience_bodily_harm Cause_impact18.4-1 18.1-1


        Arg0-PAG: hitter (vnrole: 18.1-1-Agent, 18.4-1-Theme)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.1-1-Patient, 18.4-1-Location)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0 (vnrole: 18.1-1-Instrument)

Example: smack-v: I think I might have mentioned that I love ULA

        person: third,  tense: future,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Among Bessie 's numbers were Dying Gambler 's Blues , Sing Sing Prison Blues , and one I had never heard called Black Mountain Blues , which has the imcomparable lines , Home in Black Mountain a chile' will smack yo' face ;

        Argm-loc: Home in Black Mountain
        Arg0: a chile'
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: smack
        Arg1: yo' face

Example: smack-v: all args

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

        So I smacked him with my lunch tray...

        Argm-dis: So
        Arg0: I
        Rel: smacked
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: with my lunch tray

Roleset id: smack.03 , smack the lips together, making a smacking sound, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

smack.03: SMACK-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. Member of VNcls crane-40.3.2


smack (v.)Body_movement40.3.2
smack (n.)Sounds


        Arg0-PAG: smacker (vnrole: 40.3.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: lips, or similar (vnrole: 40.3.2-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: recipient (vnrole: 40.3.2-Recipient)

Example: smack-v

        If I have my mother come I have to give kickbacks to my little brother and little sister , they-1 come *PRO*-1 smacking their lips

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Rel: smacking
        Arg1: their lips

Example: smack-n

        She-1 leaned in *PRO*-1 to give him a smack on the cheek, and he leaned away, not-so-subtly avoiding her smooch.

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Argm-lvb: give
        Arg2: him
        Rel: smack
        Argm-loc: on the cheek