Predicate: swab

Roleset id: swab.01 , to polish or soften, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

swab.01: SWAB-V NOTES: Frames file for 'swab' based on frames file for 'buff'.frame by Kev (from swab.01-v predicate notes)


swab (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: polisher, agent (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: stain, thing swabbed (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source, swabbed from (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Source)

Example: Pirates!

        Bluebeard swabbed the parrot droppings from the poop deck.

        Arg0: Bluebeard
        Rel: swabbed
        Arg1: the parrot droppings
        Arg2: from the poop deck

Example: Pirates 2!

        Redbeard swabbed the poop deck with a q-tip.

        Arg0: Redbeard
        Rel: swabbed
        Arg1: the poop deck
        Argm-mnr: with a q-tip