Predicate: tack

Roleset id: tack.01 , attach with a tack, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tack.01: TACK-V NOTES: Based on financial subcorpus, auto expansion via verbnet. Member of VNcls tape-22.4. (from tack.01-v)


tack (v.)Attaching


        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity doing the tacking (vnrole: 22.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first thing being tacked (vnrole: 22.4-patient)
        Arg2-PPT: second thing, tacked to what (vnrole: 22.4-co-patient)
        Arg3-MNR: instrument, string, tack (vnrole: 22.4-instrument)

Example: the one example

        The release of MiniScribe's new balance sheet came one day after it introduced its new line of one-inch disk drives, [on which]-1 it is tacking much of its hope for survival *trace*-1.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: tacking
        Arg1: much of its hope for survival
        Arg2: *trace*-1 (= on which)
        Argm-slc: on which -> one-inch disk drives

Example: ARG2 and ARG0 and ARG1

        Mr. Meyer 's personal style was illustrated by his pinning a $ 100 bill to a high - school bulletin board on which other coaches tacked their cards .

        Arg2: [a high - school bulletin board][on which]
        Arg0: other coaches
        Rel: tacked
        Arg1: their cards

Roleset id: tack.02 , turn a boat, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tack.02: TACK-V NOTES: Corresponds to VN classes nonvehicle-51.4.2, run-51.3.2. (from tack.02-v)


tack (v.)Operate_vehicle Self_motion


        Arg0-PAG: sailor (vnrole: 51.3.2-2-agent, 51.4.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: boat (vnrole: 51.3.2-2-theme, 51.4.2-theme)

Example: ahoy matey!

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

        John tacked his boat into the wind.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: tacked
        Arg1: his boat
        Argm-dir: into the wind

Predicate: tack_down

Roleset id: tack_down.04 , attach to a surface with tacks, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tack_down.04: TACK_DOWN-V NOTES: (from tack.04-v)


tack_down (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: cause of attachment, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing tacked down

Example: misparsed passive

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

        Mr. Trotter's painting showed a wall of wood boards with painted ribbons tacked down in a rectangle; tucked behind the ribbons were envelopes, folded faded and crumpled papers and currency.

        Arg1: painted ribbons
        Rel: [tacked] [down]
        Argm-mnr: in a rectangle

Predicate: tack_on

Roleset id: tack_on.03 , rise, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tack_on.03: TACK_ON-V NOTES: No Vncls. (from tack.03-v)


tack_on (v.)Attaching


        Arg1-PPT: thing rising
        Arg2-PPT: thing tacked on (might read as EXT)
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-PRD: end point

Example: naturally, in the financial subcorpus

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

        Digital Equipment tacked on 1 1/8 to 89 1/8, and Hewlett-Packard fell 3/8 to 49 3/8.

        Arg1: Digital Equipment
        Rel: [ tacked] [ on]
        Arg2: 1 1/8
        Arg4: to 89 1/8

Example: another from WSJ

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

        On Black Monday , Oct. 19 , 1987 , the October contract tacked on further gains , rising to as high as $ 491.50 for a gain of almost $ 20 on top of the Friday advances , before giving up almost $ 10 of that at the close .

        Argm-tmp: On Black Monday, Oct. 19, 1987
        Arg1: the October contract
        Rel: [tacked] [on]
        Arg2: further gains
        Arg4: rising to as high as $ 491.50 for a gain of almost $ 20 on top of the Friday advances, before giving up almost $10 of that at the close