Predicate: beckon

Roleset id: beckon.01 , summon, entice nearer, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

beckon.01: BECKON-V NOTES: Frames file for 'beckon' based on sentences in brown. (from beckon.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
beckon (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: summoner (vnrole: 40.3.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: summoned, distant entity (vnrole: 40.3.1-1-Patient)

Example: intransitive

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

        The great world beyond beckons.

        Arg0: The great world beyond
        Rel: beckons

Example: prepositional

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

        With a lordly and generous gesture, the discoverer stood up and beckoned to the closest of his fellows.

        Argm-MNR: With a lordly and generous gesture
        Arg0: the discoverer
        Rel: beckoned
        Arg1: to the closest of his fellows

Example: direct object

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

        Now you go outside and beckon me when it's safe''.

        Arg0: you
        Rel: beckon
        Arg1: me
        Argm-TMP: when it's safe

Example: passive

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

        In fact, it was not until the King of Spain had visited at Pickfair that [Mary and Doug]*-2 were beckoned [*-2]to cross the sacred barriers which separate Los Angeles and Pasadena from the hoi-polloi.

        Arg1: [*-2]
        Rel: beckoned
        Argm-PRP: to cross the sacred barriers which separate Los Angeles and Pasadena from the hoi-polloi.