toss.01: TOSS-V NOTES: Member of Vncls throw-17.1-1-1, crane-40.3.2, preparing-26.3-1. Checked by Julia, 10/2010. (from toss.01-v) TOSS-N NOTES: Member of Vncls throw-17.1-1-1, crane-40.3.2, preparing-26.3-1. Checked by Julia, 10/2010. (from toss.01-n) TOSSING-N NOTES: Added by Julia for questionbank. (from tossing.01-n)
Unable to unload a large block of a French blue-chip company's shares in Paris for two days last week, a frustrated Scottish Amicable fund manager finally tossed down her phone in disgust and called James Capel& Co., a London brokerage firm.
Arg0: a frustrated Scottish Amicable fund manager
Arg1: her phone
Argm-mnr: in disgust
We suggest that Mr. Fernandez find an incompetent principal, toss him out of the building and let the forces of the status quo explain to the parents whatever it is they're defending.
Arg0: Mr. Fernandez
Argm-dir: out of the building
How-1 can I take a toss *T*-1.
Example: All arguments...seems like sort of bad grammar, but...
The judge handling the case in state Supreme Court, a trial court, had tossed out the jury verdicts, ruling that the matter should have been handled under federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules.
Arg0: The judge handling the case in state Supreme Court, a trial court,
Rel: [ tossed] [ out]
Arg1: the jury verdicts
Argm-adv: ruling that the matter should have been handled under federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules
toss_in.03: TOSS_IN-V NOTES: Frameset created by Jena. (from toss.03-v)
I'll toss in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Rel: [ toss] [ in]
Arg1: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Roleset id: toss_up.04 , be a wash, a tie, equivalent as options, Source: , vncls: , framnet:
toss_up.04: TOSS_UP-N NOTES:
Arg1-PPT: decision that is a toss up (often 'it')
Arg2-VSP: mention of the first option (or both if together)
Arg3-VSP: mention of the second option
It was a toss-up between Royal and Carnival.
Arg2: between Royal and Carnival