Predicate: disappoint

Roleset id: disappoint.01 , disappoint, let down, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

disappoint.01: DISAPPOINT-V NOTES: As with 'surprise', the line between verbal passives and adjectivalsis almost nonexistent. Note, for example, that the Ford example abovecan be easily paraphrased as "That Ford didn't move to tender a bidfor control of the company disappointed the market." (For thisreason, the complementizer MUST be included in the arg.) (from disappoint.01-v) DISAPPOINTMENT-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to 'disapoint'. Vn class amuse-31.1. Framed by Katie. (from disappointment.01-n) DISAPPOINTING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data, disappoint-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls amuse-31.1. (from disappointing.01-j) DISAPPOINTED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from disappointed.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
disappoint (v.)
disappointed (j.)
disappointment (n.)
disappointing (j.)Stimulus_focus

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: disappointer (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: disappointed (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: verbal, active

        Known as Easy Eggs, the product has disappointed investors.

        Argm-adv: Known as Easy Eggs
        Arg0: the product
        Rel: disappointed
        Arg1: investors

Example: verbal, passive

        First Union, with assets of about $32 billion, said it-1 was disappointed *trace*-1 by the delay but said it would cooperate with regulatory authorities.

        Rel: disappointed
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg0: by the delay

Example: adjectival, NP arg0

        Mr. Nichol said he was ``extremely disappointed in the continuing deterioration of the company's operations while it attempted to conclude the reorganization during the past four months.''

        Arg1: he
        Argm-mnr: extremely
        Rel: disappointed
        Arg0: in the continuing deterioration of the company's operations while it attempted to conclude the reorganization during the past four months

Example: adjectival, SBAR arg0

        It shed about 7 pence, however, after dealers said the market was disappointed that Ford didn't move to tender a bid for control of the company.

        Arg1: the market
        Rel: disappointed
        Arg0: that Ford didn't move to tender a bid for control of the company

Example: adjectival, really pushing the arg0

        Sir John Egan told reporters at London's Motorfair yesterday he ``would be disappointed if we couldn't do the deal within a month.''

        Arg1: he
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: disappointed
        Arg0: if we couldn't do the deal within a month

Example: both arg0 and arg2

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

        John disppointed Mary with his juvenile behavior at the fancy party.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: disappointed
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: with his juvenile behavior at the fancy party

Example: args 0 and 1 again

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

        The disappointment of neighboring countries in him

        Rel: disappointment
        Arg1: of neighboring countries
        Arg0: in him

Example: arg 0 and 1

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

        its disappointment at the effect of the resolutions

        Arg1: its
        Rel: disappointment
        Arg0: at the effect of the resolutions

Example: args 0, 2

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

        He was disappointing with his finishing and even failed to link up play with his teammates.

        Arg0: He
        Rel: disappointing
        Arg2: with his finishing

Example: with arg0

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

        I'm sorry that the pool being outdoors was disappointing to you, it's normally a big hit in the summer.

        Arg0: the pool being outdoors
        Rel: disappointing
        Arg1: to you