Predicate: drool

Roleset id: drool.01 , emit saliva, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

drool.01: DROOL-V NOTES: Oh, for context. (from drool.01-v) DROOLING-N NOTES: drool.01 (from drooling.01-n)


drooling (n.)
drool (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: drooler (vnrole: 40.1.2-agent, 43.4-source)
        Arg1-PPT: drool (cognate object) (vnrole: 40.1.2-theme, 43.4-theme)
        Arg2-LOC: destination of drool (vnrole: 43.4-location)

Example: now that's what I call dancing

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Her sister-in-law (Amy Wright) is a sniveling prude afraid that Kate will seduce all the married men in town, including a particularly loathsome fellow named Tucker, whose idea of fun is to leave his wife at home tending to her bruises and cigarette burns, while he-1 bullies Kate into a dance that consists of *trace*-1 drooling on her while trying to break her ribs.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: drooling
        Arg2: on her
        Argm-tmp: while trying to break her ribs

Example: All args

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

        His drooling a steady stream of tobacco juice down his chin did not exactly endear Leroy to the waiters.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: drooling
        Arg1: a steady stream of tobacco juice
        Arg2: down his chin

Roleset id: drool.02 , lust after heartily, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

drool.02: DROOL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'drool' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry breathe-40.1.2. (from drool.02-v predicate notes)


drool (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: drooler
        Arg1-PPT: thing lusted after

Example: the drivers too?

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

        After the race, Fortune 500 executives drooled like schoolboys over the cars and drivers.

        Argm-tmp: After the race
        Arg0: Fortune 500 executives
        Rel: drooled
        Argm-mnr: like schoolboys
        Arg1: over the cars and drivers