Predicate: amaze

Roleset id: amaze.01 , cause astonishment, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

amaze.01: AMAZE-V NOTES: Member of Vncls amuse-31.1. cf frustrate. (from amaze.01-v) AMAZING-J NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3, amaze-v.01. Framed by Claire. Member of Vncls amuse-31.1. cf frustrate. (from amazing.01-j) AMAZED-J NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3, amaze-v.01. Framed by Claire. Member of Vncls amuse-31.1. cf frustrate. (from amazed.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
amazing (j.)Experiencer_obj
amaze (v.)Experiencer_obj
amazed (j.)Experiencer_obj

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of amazement (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: amazed entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)

Example: nice easy transitive

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

        Then [the Gutfreunds]-1 determined to put up a 22-foot Christmas tree, weighing a quarter of a ton, *trace*-1 to amaze their holiday guests.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: amaze
        Arg1: their holiday guests

Example: it-cleft

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

        It never ceases *trace*-2 to amaze me [how the business world continues to trivialize the world's environmental problems]-2 (``Is Science, or Private Gain, Driving Ozone Policy?'' by George Melloan, Business World, Oct. 24).

        Arg0: *trace*-2
        Rel: amaze
        Arg1: me

Example: predicative agent?

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

        As a Channel Islander, I-1 was amazed *trace*-1 to see my birthplace listed as one of ``86 countries with an income tax.''

        Argm-prd: As a Channel Islander
        Rel: amazed
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= I)
        Arg0: to see my birthplace listed as one of ``86 countries with an income tax

Example: with target

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

        [Mary]-1 was amazed *trace*-1 at how long John could hold his breath.

        Rel: amazed
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg0: at how long John could hold his breath

Example: Arg0 only

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

        This is amazing , the student government in my university -LRB- I m British -RRB- basically has control over things that you simply WOULD NT change .

        Arg0: This
        Rel: amazing

Example: Extraposed subject

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

        She was amazing to watch.

        Arg0: [She] , [to watch]
        Rel: amazing

Example: With amazed entity

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

        The swallow holes story was amazing to our son.

        Arg0: The swallow holes story
        Rel: amazing
        Arg1: to our son

Example: It extraposition

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

        It was amazing to watch her.

        Rel: amazing
        Arg0: to watch her

Example: It EXP

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

        Count me in as another person who-1 *T*-1 is simply amazed that there is a student union out there with any sort of power at all .

        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Rel: amazed
        Arg0: that there is a student union out there with any sort of power at all .