Predicate: wall_off

Roleset id: wall_off.01 , separate with walls, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

wall_off.01: WALL_OFF-V NOTES: Frames file for 'wall off' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from wall.01-v predicate notes)


wall_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: builder of walls
        Arg1-PPT: thing separated
        Arg2-PPT: from what

Example: usually without arg2?

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

        But even before Wang's latest financial troubles surfaced, [some customers]-2 ``were trying [*-2]to wall off their Wang installations'' so other departments wouldn't add Wang, says Chris Christiansen, a former Wang marketer who is now a market analyst with Meta Group, a market research firm in Stamford, Conn.

        Arg0: [*-2]
        Rel: [ wall] [ off]
        Arg1: their Wang installations
        Argm-pnc: so other departments wouldn't add Wang

Example: passive with arg2

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

        [John's bedroom]-1 is walled off *trace*-1 from the rest of the house.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Rel: walled off
        Arg2: from the rest of the house