Predicate: browbeat

Roleset id: browbeat.01 , to intimidate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


browbeat (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, Stimulus (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: entity intimidated (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-PRD: intimidated into

Example: all arguments

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

        [ In the year since the pill went on the French market , the National Organization for Women and its offshoot , former NOW President Eleanor Smeal 's Fund for a Feminist Majority]*-1, have been trying [*-1]to browbeat the U.S. pharmaceutical industry into [*-2] getting involved .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: browbeat
        Arg1: the U.S. pharmaceutical industry
        Arg2: into [*-2] getting involved