Predicate: tow

Roleset id: tow.01 , (try to) cause motion, cause motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tow.01: TOW-V NOTES: frame by Perryn. Member of Vncls carry-11.4. (from tow.01-v) TOWING-N NOTES: Based on Temprel sentences. Comparison to tow. Framed by Katie. (from towing.01-n) TOW-N NOTES: (from tow.01-n)


tow (v.)
towing (n.)
tow (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: puller (vnrole: 11.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing pulled (vnrole: 11.4-theme)
        Arg2-GOL: DIR, GOL or attribute of arg1
        Arg3-EXT: EXT, distance moved

Example: tow-v: boat

        Out in the harbor, preparations are being made to attach cables to the tanker so that it-3 can be floated and towed *-3 out to sea.

        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: towed
        Arg1: *-3
        Arg2: out to sea

Example: towing-n: args 0, 1, and 2

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

        his towing of the car to the repair shop

        Arg0: his
        Rel: towing
        Arg1: of the car
        Arg2: to the repair shop

Example: towing-n: arg 3

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

        the 100 mile towing included in the AAA Plus membership saved my butt many times over the years.

        Arg3: the 100 mile
        Rel: towing

Example: tow-n

        The pickup must be within city limits and includes up to a 10-mile tow.

        Arg3: 10-mile
        Rel: tow