Predicate: tousle

Roleset id: tousle.01 , tangle or treat roughly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tousle.01: TOUSLE-V NOTES: Edited by hwangd (from tousle.01-v)


tousle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, tousler (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing tousled (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)
        Arg3-PRD: end point

Example: end point

        The breeze tousled his hair into a messier-than-usual state.

        Arg0: The breeze
        Rel: tousled
        Arg1: his hair
        Arg3: into a messier-than-usual state

Example: instrument

        He tousled his balding head with a towel.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: tousled
        Arg1: his balding head
        Arg2: with a towel

Example: all args

        He tousled the hair into shape with his fingers.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: tousled
        Arg1: the hair
        Arg3: into shape
        Arg2: with his fingers