Predicate: topple

Roleset id: topple.01 , (cause to) fall down, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

topple.01: TOPPLE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls other_cos-45.4. Updated by Julia. (from topple.01-v)


topple (v.)Motion_directional Change_of_leadership


        Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing toppling (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: ergative

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

        A 10-gallon water cooler had toppled onto the floor, soaking the red carpeting.

        Arg1: A 10-gallon water cooler
        Rel: toppled
        Arg4: onto the floor
        Argm: soaking the red carpeting

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        Last year 's earthquake may have de-stroyed families and toppled homes , but it also brought people closer together and created new links between local communities .

        Arg0: Last year 's earthquake
        Argm-mod: may
        Rel: toppled
        Arg1: homes