Predicate: bite

Roleset id: bite.01 , to cut or tear with or as if with the teeth, nom/partitive-quant, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bite.01: BITE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'bite' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from bite.01-v predicate notes) BITE-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry bite.01, OntoNotes grouping bite-n senses 3, 5, 6, 8; maps to VN classes hurt-40.8.3-2 (membership in this class seems very dubious to me...) and swat-18.2. Framed by Claire. (from bite.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
bite (n.)
bite (v.)
biting (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: biter, agent (vnrole: 18.2-Agent, 40.8.3-2-Experiencer)
        Arg1-PPT: entity bitten (vnrole: 18.2-Patient, 40.8.3-2-Patient)

Example: arbitrary subject

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

        Says [*ICH*-1] another lawyer : `` The practice of law is a matter of [*]biting one 's lip when you live in a small community [*T*-2] .

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: biting
        Arg1: one 's lip
        Argm-tmp: when you live in a small community [*T*-2]

Example: transitive

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

        He bites it , scowls and throws it down . ``

        Arg0: He
        Rel: bites
        Arg1: it

Example: intransitive

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

        Not surprisingly , he sometimes bites .

        Argm-adv: Not surprisingly
        Arg0: he
        Argm-tmp: sometimes
        Rel: bites

Example: passive

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

        When it comes to money [*T*-1] : Once [*-3]bitten [*-2] , [*] 2,000 times shy .

        Argm-tmp: Once
        Rel: bitten
        Arg1: [*-3]

Example: Arg 1 only

        Mary gave John a bite of her dessert.

        Rel: bite
        Arg1: of her dessert

Example: Arg 1 only, with "on" PP

        The fisherman felt a bite on his line.

        Rel: bite
        Arg1: on his line

Example: Arg 0, flavor domain

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

        John enjoys the bite of southeast Asian cuisine.

        Rel: bite
        Arg0: of southeast Asian cuisine

Example: Arg 0 as possessor

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

        That dog's bark is worse than his bite.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: bite

Example: Metaphorical bite, all arguments

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

        Pattinson enjoys his bite of 'Twilight' fame.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: bite
        Arg1: of 'Twilight' fame