Predicate: stack

Roleset id: stack.01 , set one thing atop another, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stack.01: STACK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'stack' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet class spray-9.7-2, other framed members include hang, seed. Comparison with 'set'. (from stack.01-v predicate notes)


stack (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: stacker (vnrole: 9.7-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: one thing (vnrole: 9.7-2-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: the other thing arg1 istacked onto, destination (vnrole: 9.7-2-Destination)

Example: stack on

        But in recent years, the market has moved toward less expensive ``mini-component'' sets, miniaturized amplifiers and receivers and software players that *trace*-1 could be stacked *trace*-1 on top of each other.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> miniaturized amplifiers and receivers and software players
        Argm-mod: could
        Rel: stacked
        Arg2: on top of each other

Example: stack against

        ``Small investors are absolutely dismayed that Wall Street is stacking the deck against them, and these wide swings are scaring them to death,'' says Raymond A. Mason, chairman of regional broker Legg Mason Inc. in Baltimore.

        Arg0: Wall Street
        Rel: stacking
        Arg1: the deck
        Arg2: against them

Predicate: stack_up

Roleset id: stack_up.02 , be arranged, exist, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stack_up.02: STACK_UP-V NOTES: (from stack.02-v)


stack_up (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: thing existing

Example: unaccusative

        It wasn't clear how the ownership would stack up under the new plan, but employees would keep more than 50%.

        Arg1: the ownership
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: [ stack] [ up]
        Argm-loc: under the new plan

Roleset id: stack_up.03 , make into a stack, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stack_up.03: STACK_UP-V NOTES: (from stack.03-v)


stack_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: stacker
        Arg1-PPT: thing(s) being stacked

Example: big pile

        John stacked up all his dirty dishes.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: stacked up
        Arg1: all his dirty dishes