Predicate: acquaint

Roleset id: acquaint.01 , know informally, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

acquaint.01: ACQUAINT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls tell-37.2. (from acquaint.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
acquaint (v.)
make_acquaintance (l.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: rare agent (vnrole: 37.2-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: knower (vnrole: 37.2-Recipient)
        Arg2-PPT: acquaintance (vnrole: 37.2-Topic)

Example: pseudopassive, merged args.

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

        Instead, he said that the purpose is simply for [the two]-1 to get ``better acquainted *trace*-1 '' and discuss a wide range of issues without a formal agenda.

        Argm-mnr: better
        Rel: acquainted
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= the two)

Example: Intrepid explorer. All args

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

        [John]-1 took the opportunity *trace*-1 to acquaint himself with the mysteries of the girl's bathroom.

        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= John)
        Rel: acquaint
        Arg1-rec: himself
        Arg2: with the mysteries of the girl's bathroom