Predicate: comment

Roleset id: comment.01 , basic transitive, input, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

comment.01: COMMENT-V NOTES: Member of VNcls lecture-37.11-1-1. (from comment-v.02) COMMENT-V NOTES: based on survey of initial sentences of big corpus and comparison with 'say'. Member of VNcls lecture-37.11-1-1. (from comment-v.01) COMMENT-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-9998. Comparison to comment.02-v. VN class lecture-37.11-1-1. FN class statement. Framed by Katie. (from comment-n.01)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
comment (n.)statement
comment (v.)Statement
make_comment (l.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: commenter (vnrole: 37.11-1-1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.11-1-1-recipient)
        Arg3-VSP: attributive (comment on/about what)

Example: comment-v: transitive

        A Lorillard spokeswoman commented "This is an old story."

        Arg0: A Lorillard spokeswoman
        Rel: commented
        Arg1: "This is an old story."

Example: comment-v: fronted

        [Kent cigarettes were sold,]-1 the company commented *Trace*-1

        Arg0: the company
        Rel: commented
        Arg1: *Trace*-1

Example: comment-v: Inverted (theoretically possible, but odd)

        [What matters is what advertisers will pay]-1, commented*Trace*-1 Newsweek's chairman

        Rel: commented
        Arg1: *Trace*-1
        Arg0: Newsweek's chairman

Example: comment-v: split

        ["What you have to understand," commented *trace*-? John, "is that Philly literally stinks."]-S

        Arg0: John
        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-dsp: *trace* (on the *?* itself)-> ["What you have to understand," commented *trace*-? John, "is that Philly literallystinks."]-S

Example: comment-v: with listener

        John commented to Mary: "you're an idiot."

        Arg0: John
        Rel: commented
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: "you're an idiot."

Example: comment-v: weird, attributive usage:

        "Well that's odd," commented John on the disappearance of his nose.

        Arg1: "Well that's odd,"
        Rel: commented
        Arg0: John
        Arg3: of the disappearance of his nose.

Example: comment-n: args 0 and 1

        reported analysts' comments that the publishing company 's earnings would be down

        Arg0: analysts'
        Rel: comments
        Arg1: that the publishing company 's earnings would be down

Example: comment-n: arg 3 only

        some mumbled comments about that report being discredited

        Rel: comments
        Arg3: about that report being discredited

Example: comment-n: oh no he didn't

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

        Tommy Hilfiger's racist comments to Oprah

        Arg0: Tommy Hilfiger's
        Argm-mnr: racist
        Rel: comments
        Arg2: to Oprah

Example: comment-n: args 1 and 3

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

        That by no means merits any comment about her that she is a bad mom.

        Rel: comment
        Arg3: about her
        Arg1: that she is a bad mom

Example: comment-n

        Judge Wapner commented publicly on a pending case.

        Arg0: Judge Wapner
        Rel: commented
        Argm-mnr: publically
        Arg3: on a pending case