DEFI input text file format


 

The test file to be submitted to the preprocessor (parsing+enrichment)  is an ascii file with the following format:

 

Selected_word [sm]> Test_sentence.

 

s> is chosen when the matcher is to work in single-word lexeme mode, m> being reserved for multi-word unit mode.

 

Here is part of the standard DEFI test suite :

 

MWU’s :

 

looks m> The salary certainly looks good.

hell m> From this moment on, all hell breaks gently loose.
easy m> At a distance it's easy to see where he went wrong.
bone m> George has been working his fingers to the bone.
crab m> He can crab the act of the most patient teacher.

putting m> You should try putting out a call for the chairman.

crack m> He gave all his three wives a fair crack of the whip.

engaged m> He is currently engaged in writing a new book on the student movement.

flattery m> Don't think flattery will get you anywhere.

bear m> The point doesn't bear any relation to the question we are discussing.

bore m> He bore your suggestions in mind and managed to break loose.

loose m> He bore your suggestions in mind and managed to break loose.

bore m> I bore the brunt of the displeasure.

attempt m> We abandoned the attempt to climb the moutain.

act m> Father was in the act of running a bath.

admired m> I admired Peter for solving so many problems.

fuss m> We want to make a fuss.

fuss m> We did not like her making such a big fuss of her brat.

play m> The managers decided to play havoc with our plans.

absence m> The books are conspicuous by their absence.

critical m> The summer of 1995 may be remembered as the moment when Heisenberg Tourism achieved a sort of global critical mass. 

mass m> The summer of 1995 may be remembered as the moment when Heisenberg Tourism achieved a sort of global critical mass. 

plain m> For a Grand Old Man of Letters it had become fairly plain sailing.

sailing m> For a Grand Old Man of Letters it had become fairly plain sailing. 

tag m>  In fact, I am about as far away from being one as is possible in an industrial country at the tag end of the twentieth century. 

 

Single word lexemes :

 

ability s> I admire his ability to solve problems.

ad s> You should write an ad for a second-hand car.

adage s> The adage that such things tend to happen is an apposite one.

alarmed s> He alarmed his boss by insisting on a payrise.

appointed s> He was appointed to lead the pack.

appointed s> They appointed him as leader.

appointed s> He was appointed to the post of governor.

busy s> He is busy making a big fuss.

campus s> Campus life is a dream.

Carmelite s> Carmelite monasteries are few and far between.

Cast s> Cast a glance at the bird.

coil s> At three in the morning, a serpent of lights begins to coil up Mount Sinai.

candy s> the litter of candy wrappers, soda cans and Kodachrome boxes people have discarded on the ascent.

wrappers s>  the litter of candy wrappers, soda cans and Kodachrome boxes people have discarded on the ascent.

fiddling s> From the other side of it, I can smell the sweet perfume of paradise, and yet I am condemned to fiddling with the lock. 

lock s> From the other side of it, I can smell the sweet perfume of paradise, and yet I am condemned to fiddling with the lock. 

screw s> Elizabeth says it's because he can't find enough women to screw. 

dreadful s> People would still like you even without your dreadful friend. 

despise s> I despise him. 

greedy s> He's like a greedy child grabbing all the cakes on the plate. 

stew s> Don't want strychnine in the stew, do I?


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