Predicate: strangle

Roleset id: strangle.01 , to suppress, repress, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

strangle.01: STRANGLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'strangle' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from strangle.01-v predicate notes)


strangle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: stranger, agent (vnrole: 42.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity strangled (vnrole: 42.2-Patient)

Example: transitive

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

        While by no means the highest crime community in the country , New York is a prime example of a city where crime strangles small-business development [*T*-1] .

        Arg0: crime
        Rel: strangles
        Arg1: small-business development
        ArgM-LOC: [*T*-1]
        ArgM-RCL: where -> a city