Predicate: better

Roleset id: better.01 , to improve, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

better.01: BETTER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'better' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from better.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
better (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of improvement, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity made better

Example: better-v: transitive

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

        The computer maker , which [*T*-2] sells more than half its goods outside the U.S. , also said [0]the negative effect of a stronger U.S. dollar will `` adversely affect '' its fourth-quarter performance and `` make it [*EXP*-1] difficult '' [*] to better 1988 results .

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: better
        Arg1: 1988 results


Predicate: good

Roleset id: good.02 , generally positive: morally good, pleasing; uses that mean 'well' go into a different roleset., Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.02: GOOD-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data. (from good.01-j) BETTER-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, BOLT-4,5; comparative form of good.01, well.02. (from better.02-j) BEST-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT; superlative form of good.01, well-j.01. (from best.02-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)Desirability Morality_evaluation Social_interaction_evaluation Usefulness
better (j.)
best (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: generally positive/pleasing entity
        Arg2-GOL: recipient/target of good behavior

Example: good-j: arg1, argMs

        "when she was good she was very very good"

        Argm-tmp: when she was good
        Arg1: she
        Argm-ext: very very
        Rel: good

Example: good-j: arg1

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

        This cake is really good

        Arg1: This cake
        Argm-ext: really
        Rel: good

Example: good-j: arg1

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

        It's all good, man.

        Arg1: it
        Argm-adv: all
        Rel: good
        Argm-dis: man

Example: good-j: both args

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

        My boyfriend is good to me

        Arg1: My boyfriend
        Rel: good
        Arg2: to me

Example: better-j: arg1

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

        This cake is much better than the last one you made.

        Arg1: This cake
        Argm-ext: much
        Rel: better
        Argm-cxn: than the last one you made

Example: better-j: arg1

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

        Everything is better when its free.

        Arg1: everything
        Rel: better
        Argm-tmp: when it's free

Example: better-j: both args

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

        He was better to me than anyone had ever been.

        Arg1: He
        Rel: better
        Arg2: to me
        Argm-cxn: than anyone had ever been

Example: best-j: arg1

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

        The vanilla cake with passion fruit filling is best.

        Arg1: The vanilla cake with passion fruit filling
        Rel: best

Example: best-j: both args

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

        Even then, she was best to me while in need.

        Argm-tmp: Even then
        Arg1: she
        Rel: best
        Arg2: to me
        Argm-tmp: while in need

Example: best-j: empty it and infinitival arg1

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

        But if it turns you off or you ca n't come to terms with it then it s probably best to break it off .

        Argm-dis: But
        Argm-adv: if it turns you off or you can't come to terms with it
        Argm-adv: then
        Argm-adv: probably
        Rel: best
        Arg1: to break it off

Roleset id: good.03 , be skilled at, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.03: GOOD-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ. (from good.02-j) BETTER-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, BOLT-4,5; comparative form of good.02. (from better.03-j) BEST-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT; superlative form of good.02. (from best.03-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)Expertise
better (j.)
best (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: skilled entity
        Arg2-PPT: skill

Example: good-j: both args

        He's good at playing the piano.

        Arg1: He
        Rel: good
        Arg2: at playing the piano

Example: good-j: arg1 only

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

        John plays the piano; he's really good.

        Arg1: he
        Argm-ext: really
        Rel: good

Example: better-j: both args, CXN

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

        He's better at playing the piano than I am.

        Arg1: He
        Rel: better
        Arg2: at playing the piano
        Argm-cxn: than I am

Example: better-j: arg1

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

        As piano players, between John and Mary, John is better.

        Argm-prd: As piano players
        Argm-adv: between John and Mary
        Arg1: John
        Rel: better

Example: best-j: both args

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

        Whoever posts next will post who-1 they think [*-1] is/was best at doing the move and who was the worst.

        Arg1: [*-1]
        Rel: best
        Arg2: at doing the move

Roleset id: good.04 , beneficial, healthy for, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.04: GOOD-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from good.04-j) BETTER-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, BOLT-4,5; comparative form of good.04. (from better.04-j) BEST-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT; superlative form of good.04. (from best.04-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)
better (j.)
best (j.)
do_good (l.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: beneficial thing
        Arg2-GOL: beneficiary

Example: good-j: both args

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

        Broad leaf parsley is really good for you.

        Arg1: Broad leaf parsley
        Argm-ext: really
        Rel: good
        Arg2: for you

Example: better-j: both args, CXN

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

        Broad leaf parsley is better for you than eating the plate.

        Arg1: Broad leaf parsley
        Rel: better
        Arg2: for you
        Argm-cxn: than eating the plate

Example: better-j: You say "yay", I say "neigh"

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

        Horse meat is better for you than beef, according to a scion of one of the country's most prestigious butchery families.

        Arg1: Horse meat
        Rel: better
        Arg2: for you
        Argm-cxn: than beef
        Argm-adv: according to a scion of one of the country's most prestigious butchery families

Example: best-j: both args

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

        Broad leaf parsley is best for you.

        Arg1: Broad leaf parsley
        Rel: best
        Arg2: for you

Roleset id: good.07 , still adequate, usable, valid (the expiration date sense), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.07: GOOD-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from good.03-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: thing that is still good, adequate, usable, valid

Example: good-j: with TMP

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

        The warranty is good for two years

        Arg1: The warranty
        Rel: good
        Argm-tmp: for two years

Example: good-j: arg1

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

        A simple way to find out if your baking soda is still good.

        Arg1: your baking soda
        Argm-tmp: still
        Rel: good

Example: good-j: sports goal sense

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

        "He shoots... and it's good!"

        Arg1: it
        Rel: good

Roleset id: good.08 , dependable for something (money) owed, in fortunate circumstances (non-financial), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.08: GOOD-J NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01, parts 2,3. Framed by Claire. (from good.05-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: dependable entity
        Arg2-GOL: commodity arg1 is "good for"

Example: good-j: Take that tax man!

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

        Go ahead and slap a property tax on them too , I 'm good for it .

        Arg1: I
        Rel: good
        Arg2: for it.

Roleset id: good.14 , ready, all set to do something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

good.14: GOOD-J NOTES: Added by Julia

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
good (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: entity who is all ready
        Arg2-PRD: to do what

Example: good-j

        I always say that I am good to go when I am ready to leave my house and go somewhere.

        Arg1: I
        Rel: good
        Arg2: to go
        Argm-tmp: when I am ready to leave my house and go somewhere

Example: good-j

        Now I am good to get on the plane and fly to Australia."

        Argm-dis: Now
        Arg1: I
        Rel: good
        Arg2: to get on the plane and fly to Australia


Predicate: well

Roleset id: well.05 , not as ill as before, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well.05: WELL-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet. (from well.01-j) BETTER-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-4,5; comparative form of well-j.01 (from better.05-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
well (j.)
good (j.)
better (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: one increasing in health/wellness
        Arg2-VSP: malady that is lessening

Example: well-j: both args

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

        Thankfully, he is all well from the parasite and back to feeling good again.

        Argm-adv: Thankfully
        Arg1: he
        Argm-ext: all
        Rel: well
        Arg2: from the parasite

Example: better-j: both args

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

        I am sooo relieved that he is better from his bout with rotovirus.

        Arg1: he
        Rel: better
        Arg2: from his bout with rotovirus

Example: good-j

        Is Mianmian 's tummy good now ? Will eat now !!!

        Arg1: Mianmian 's tummy
        Rel: good
        Argm-tmp: now

Roleset id: well.09 , positive state, resulting favorably (incl. 'wellbeing'), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well.09: WELL-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet; nominal 'wellbeing' based on BOLT-7. (from well.02-j) WELLBEING-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from wellbeing.02-n) GOOD-J NOTES: Imagine you have a pedantic grandmother who yells at you for using "good" instead of "well". This roleset covers both.

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
wellbeing (n.)
well (j.)
good (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: entity in a positive state, enjoying favorable results

Example: welll-j: concatenation

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

        All's well that ends well.

        Arg1: [All][that ends well]
        Rel: well

Example: wellbeing-n

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

        One can obtain the support of the people and have room for significant development only by working diligently for wellbeing of people 's livelihood and opening up new landscape for the nation .

        Rel: wellbeing
        Arg1: of people's livelihood

Example: good-j

        How are you-1? *PRO*-1 Good?

        Arg1: *PRO*-1
        Rel: Good

Roleset id: well.12 , gather, pool up (non-phrasal version of 'well_up'), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well.12: WELL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'well' based on sentences in brown. (from well.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
well (v.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: liquidy thing
        Arg2-GOL: location of gathering

Example: well-v: crying

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

        Hal felt sorry for Mary ; ; he had a time [*-1] keeping [the tears]-2 from [*-2] welling to his own eyes as he stood in the crowd in the observation dome .

        Arg1: [*-2]
        Rel: welling
        Arg2: to his own eyes


Predicate: best

Roleset id: best.11 , triumph over, beat, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

best.11: BEST-V NOTES: Contest arg included b/c of comparison with other verbs of contests,such as 'beat'. (from best.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
best (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: winner
        Arg1-PPT: loser
        Arg2-LOC: contest

Example: best-v: just transitive

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

        The fact that stock pickers have bested a randomly selected portfolio in eight of 12 months has no bearing on the efficient-market theory.

        Arg0: stock pickers
        Rel: bested
        Arg1: a randomly selected portfolio
        Argm-tmp: in eight of 12 months

Example: best-v: with contest

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

        John bested Mary in a battle of wits. Then Mary beat him up.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: bested
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: in a battle of wits


Predicate: well_off

Roleset id: well_off.06 , in fortunate circumstances (non-financial), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well_off.06: WELL_OFF-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, corresponds to good.05 (better_off). (from well.03-j) BETTER_OFF-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-4,5; comparative form of well-j.03, well-j.04. (from better.06-j) BEST_OFF-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT; superlative form of well-j.03, well-j.04. (from best.05-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
well_off (j.)
better_off (j.)
best_off (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: more fortunate one
        Arg2-CAU: situation/state that allows arg1 to be more fortunate

Example: well_off-j: both args

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

        Now we seem to face a contradiction: can it be the case, as I have argued, both that sociology is well off going its own way without direction from philosophy, and also that philosophical intrusions have shaped some of the most important sociological developments?

        Arg1: scientology
        Rel: [well][off]
        Arg2: going its own way without direction from philosophy

Example: better_off-j: both args

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

        Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has said that the company's film and device units are better off together.

        Arg1: the company's film and device units
        Rel: [better] [off]
        Arg2: together

Example: better_off-j: both args

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

        I just happen to think people are better off doing something they actually like.

        Arg1: people
        Rel: [better] [off]
        Arg2: doing something they actually like

Example: best_off-j: both args

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

        He is best off contacting Billing directly and discussing it with them

        Arg1: He
        Rel: [best] [off]
        Arg2: contacting Billing directly and discussing it with them

Roleset id: well_off.10 , rich, wealthy, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well_off.10: WELL_OFF-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WordNet, FrameNet. (from well.04-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
well_off (j.)Wealthiness
better_off (j.)Wealthiness

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: wealthy one

Example: well_off-j: the arg

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

        But while my family is well off now, that wasn't always the case.

        Arg1: my family
        Rel: [well][off]
        Argm-tmp: now


Predicate: well_up

Roleset id: well_up.13 , well_up: gather, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

well_up.13: WELL_UP-V NOTES: (from well.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
well_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: liquidy thing
        Arg2-GOL: location of gathering

Example: abstract arg1

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

        He explained his errand , but without [*] bothering much [*-2]to make it plausible , for he felt something [*ICH*-1] well up in him [which [*T*-3] was the reason why he had fled the army [*T*-4]]-1 .

        Arg1: [something [*ICH*-1]]
        Rel: [ well] [ up]
        Arg2: in him