Predicate: whack

Roleset id: whack.01 , hit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

whack.01: WHACK-V NOTES: Member of Vncls hit-18.1. (from whack.01-v) WHACK-N NOTES: Based on ontonotes nouns. Comparison to whack.01-v. Whack.01-v is a member of VN cass hit-18.1. Framed by Katie. (from whack.01-n)


whack (n.)
whack (v.)
take_whack (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, hitter - animate only! (vnrole: 18.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hit (vnrole: 18.1-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, thing hit by or with (vnrole: 18.1-instrument)

Example: instrumental subject

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Some lousy earnings reports whacked the stock market, but bond prices fell only slightly and the dollar rose a little against most major currencies.

        Arg2: Some lousy earnings reports
        Rel: whacked
        Arg1: the stock market

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        David , why do n't you take a whack at this .

        Argm-cau: why
        Argm-neg: n't
        Arg0: you
        Argm-lvb: take
        Rel: whack
        Arg1: at this

Example: often appears with a LV

        Then I ran over and took a whack at the door

        Argm-tmp: Then
        Arg0: I
        Argm-lvb: took
        Rel: whack
        Arg1: at the door

Predicate: whack_off

Roleset id: whack_off.02 , remove, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

whack_off.02: WHACK_OFF-V NOTES: There's another sense for "whack off", but I'm not going there. No Vncls. (from whack.02-v)


whack_off (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity removing
        Arg1-PPT: thing being removed
        Arg2-DIR: removed from

Example: no source

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        ``It's madness -- that in an hour you can whack off so much value,'' says Stanford Calderwood, chairman of Trinity Investment Management Corp., Boston.

        Argm-tmp: in an hour
        Arg0: you
        Argm-mod: can
        Rel: [ whack] [ off]
        Arg1: so much value

Example: arg2 as source

        It includes *trace* whacking $242 million in good will off of the books...

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: whacking off
        Arg1: $242 million in good will
        Arg2: off the books