Predicate: stain

Roleset id: stain.01 , to discolor, soil, or spot, spotting, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stain.01: STAIN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'stain' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from stain.01-v predicate notes) STAINING-N NOTES: ~stain.01 (from staining.01-n)


staining (n.)
stain (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 24-agent, 9.9-agent, 9.8-1-agent)
        Arg1-GOL: entity stained (vnrole: 24-patient, 9.9-destination, 9.8-1-destination)
        Arg2-PPT: stained with what (vnrole: 24-result, 9.9-theme, 9.8-1-theme)

Example: transitive

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

        It even directed newspapers not to publish anything that [*T*-1] might stain the honor of the Turkish sultan 's wives .

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        Argm-rcl: that -> anything
        Argm-mod: might
        Rel: stain
        Arg1: the honor of the Turkish sultan 's wives

Example: metaphorical

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

        This was especially true given who the occupant of the White House was and his staining of the highest office in the land.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: staining
        Arg1: of the highest office in the land