Predicate: dicker

Roleset id: dicker.01 , argue in a petty manner, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dicker.01: DICKER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dicker' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 36.1. (from dicker.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
dicker (v.)battle-36.4

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: first arguer (vnrole: 36.4-Agent)
        Arg1-COM: second arguer (vnrole: 36.4-Co-Agent)
        Arg2-PPT: topic (vnrole: 36.4-Theme)

Example: merged arguers

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

        We have as much nostalgia as anyone for those leafy, breezy days in Washington when honorable men and women dickered over budgets and even log-rolled a bit to see that the bridges got build, roads paved, soldiers paid or that the desperately poor were cared for.

        Arg0: honorable men and women
        Rel: dickered
        Arg2: over budgets

Example: split arguers

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

        John dickered with Mary about the source of his noxious foot odor.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: dickered
        Arg1: with Mary
        Arg2: about the source of his noxious foot odor