Predicate: beef_up

Roleset id: beef_up.01 , make greater, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

beef_up.01: BEEF_UP-V NOTES: I rather doubt the higher # args will appear, but they're there forcompleteness. (from beef.01-v)


beef_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity causing beefiness, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing enhanced
        Arg2-MNR: instrument
        Arg3-EXT: enhanced by how much, EXT or MNR

Example: where's the beef?

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Mr. Jones has also beefed up his marketing staff to sell the 118 luxury suites topping Texas Stadium (his deal with Bum Bright included operating rights for the stadium).

        Arg0: Mr. Jones
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: [ beefed] [ up]
        Arg1: his marketing staff
        Argm-pnc: to sell the 118 luxury suites topping Texas Stadium

Predicate: beef

Roleset id: beef.02 , problem, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

beef.02: BEEF-N, HAVE_BEEF-L NOTES: Added by Julia


beef (n.)
have_beef (l.)
got_beef (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity with a problem
        Arg1-PPT: a problem with what/whom
        Arg2-VSP: subject matter of the problem; attributive
        Arg3-VSP: the problem itself

Example: got_beef-n

        I know you got a beef with him over that broad downstairs, but-"

        Arg0: you
        Argm-lvb: got
        Rel: beef
        Arg1: with him
        Arg2: over that broad downstairs

Example: beef-n

        My beef with him is that he's still on it after 6weeks.

        Arg0: My
        Rel: beef
        Arg1: with him