Predicate: dawdle

Roleset id: dawdle.01 , not be prompt, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dawdle.01: DAWDLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dawdle' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 53.1. (from dawdle.01-v predicate notes)


dawdle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: dawdler (vnrole: 53.1-Agent)

Example: actually nominal

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

        But now, with large amounts being raised from investors, the government's dawdling on regulation and disclosure requirements has a more dangerous aspect.

        Arg0: the government's
        Rel: dawdling

Example: verbal

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

        John dawdled at school for hours, not wanting to go home to face a violent Mary.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: dawdled
        Argm-LOC: at school
        Argm-TMP: for hours
        Argm-ADV: not wanting to go home to face a violent Mary