Predicate: complain

Roleset id: complain.01 , bitch and moan, express dissatisfaction, problem, concern, complaint, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

complain.01: COMPLAIN-V NOTES: This patterns after verbs-of-speaking, so expect split, inverted andfronted constructions. Refer to 'say' for instructions on how to tagthose. (from complain.01-v) COMPLAINING-N NOTES: Based on verb entry complain.01; corresponds to Verbnet class complain 37.8. (from complaining.01-n) COMPLAINT-N NOTES: Frame based on complain-v.01. Framed by Anwen March 2011. Corresponds to VNcls complain-37.8. (from complaint.01-n) GRIEVANCE-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to complain.01-v. See Vn class complain-37.8. No FN class. Framed by Katie. (from grievance.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
complaining (n.)
complaint (n.)Complaining
grievance (n.)
complain (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: complainer (vnrole: 37.8-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: cause, complain of or about (vnrole: 37.8-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer, complain to (vnrole: 37.8-Recipient)

Example: complaint as nominal

        [Several Big Board firms]-1 are organizing *trace*-1 to complain about program trading and the exchange's role in it.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: complain
        Arg1: about program trading and the exchange 's role in it

Example: complaint as sentence

        Analysts have complained that third-quarter corporate earnings haven't been very good, but the effect hit home particularly hard yesterday.

        Arg0: Analysts
        Rel: complained
        Arg1: that third-quarter corporate earnings have n't been very good

Example: complain of

        After being kicked in the head, John complained of headaches.

        Argm-tmp: After being kicked in the head
        Arg0: John
        Rel: complained
        Arg1: of headaches

Example: Within LVC

        But you 've got to find a way to get everybody working together so you can actually get something done , otherwise all talk about local affairs won't amount to anything more than people doing a bit of idle chatting and complaining around the dinner table . "

        Arg0: people
        Argm-lvb: doing
        Rel: complaining
        Argm-loc: around the dinner table

Example: All arguments

        Don't bring up their complaining about each other to you.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: complaining
        Arg1: about each other
        Arg2: to you

Example: Arg1

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

        Patient presented with the complaint of joint pain.

        Rel: complaint
        Arg1: of joint pain

Example: Arg0

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

        Mr. Rigby's complaint was itchy elbows.

        Arg0: Mr. Rigby's
        Rel: complaint

Example: with complaint AND the person the complaint is made against

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

        The Israeli Manufacturers ' Association filed a police complaint against an Arab pasta maker for using the four colors of the outlawed Palestinian flag on spaghetti packages .

        Arg2: police
        Rel: complaint
        Argm-gol: against an Arab pasta maker
        Arg1: for using the four colors of the outlawed Palestinian flag on spaghetti packages

Example: Arg 0 only

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

        The grievances and demands on Soviet ethnic minorities

        Rel: grievances
        Arg0: of Soviet ethnic minorities

Example: arg 1 in a 'with' PP

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

        His grievances with Washington

        Arg0: His
        Rel: grievances
        Arg1: with Washington