Predicate: applaud

Roleset id: applaud.01 , clap, sometimes metaphorically, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

applaud.01: APPLAUD-V NOTES: Member of Vncls admire-31.2, judgement-33. (from applaud.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
applaud (v.)Judgment33.3-1, 31.2

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: clapper (vnrole: 33.1-1-agent, 31.2-experiencer)
        Arg1-PPT: thing approved of (vnrole: 33.1-1-theme, 31.2-stimulus)
        Arg2-PRD: grounds, reason for approval (vnrole: 33-attribute)

Example: intransitive

        But some economists and government officials here aren't applauding.

        Argm-dis: But
        Arg0: some economists and government officials here
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: applauding

Example: transitive, NP arg1

        Analysts said they expected the action, and investors applauded the move.

        Arg0: investors
        Rel: applauded
        Arg1: the move

Example: transitive, PP arg1

        John applauded wildly for Mary's performance of "Fox in Socks".

        Arg0: John
        Rel: applauded
        Argm-mnr: wildly
        Arg1: for Mary's performance of "Fox in Socks"

Example: with grounds

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

        He applauds Toyota and Nissan Motor Co. for creating separate divisions for their new luxury models, rather than simply adding more nameplates to their standard car lines.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: applauds
        Arg1: Toyota and Nissan Motor Co.
        Arg2: for creating separate divisions for their new luxury models, rather than simply adding more nameplates to their standard car lines