Predicate: behave

Roleset id: behave.01 , to conduct (oneself) in a specified way, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

behave.01: BEHAVE-V NOTES: In those (rare) cases where the arg1 is being set up not as a manneradverbial but rather as the second half of an equation (John = spoiledchild), split the preposition (as or like) out of the argument. (from behave.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
behave (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity behaving (vnrole: 29.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: manner (vnrole: 29.6-Attribute)

Example: manner as a PP

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        So far as we can see only two persons [*ICH*-1] are behaving with a dignity recognizing the seriousness of the issues : Mr. Lawson and Sir Alan Walters , the counterpoint of the Chancellor 's difficulties , who [*T*-2]also resigned as personal adviser to Mrs. Thatcher .

        ArgM-ADV: So far as we can see
        Arg0: only two persons [*ICH*-1]
        Rel: behaving
        Arg1: with a dignity recognizing the seriousness of the issues

Example: manner as a wh-phrase

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

        One wonders [how]*-1 other college athletic officials would behave under the same circumstances [*-1].

        Arg0: other college athletic officials
        ArgM-MOD: would
        Rel: behave
        ArgM-ADV: under the same circumstances
        Arg1: [*-1]

Example: manner as a as-phrase

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

        Japanese managers ca n't expect Americans to behave as if they were Japanese ; instead , they must manage Americans as Americans .

        Arg0: Americans
        Rel: behave
        Arg1: as if they were Japanese

Example: like phrase, not manner

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

        John behaves like a spoiled child.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: behaves
        Arg1: like a spoiled child