Predicate: embarrass

Roleset id: embarrass.01 , cause shame, feeling self consciousness or shame, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

embarrass.01: EMBARRASS-V NOTES: Frames file for 'embarrass' based on sentences in wsj; adjectival 'embarrassed' based on BOLT-7. Verbnet entry 31.1, Framenet entry Experiencer obj. (from embarrass.01-v) EMBARRASSED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from embarrassed.01-j) EMBARRASSING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, embarrass-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls amuse-31.1. (from embarrassing.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
embarrass (v.)
embarrassed (j.)
embarrassing (j.)Stimulus_focus

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of shame (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: embarrassed entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0

Example: nice easy transitive

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

        But State Department officials accuse Israel-1 of *trace*-1 leaking questionable claims *trace*-1 to embarrass the U.S.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: embarrass
        Arg1: the U.S.

Example: passivized

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

        Conservatives-1, embarrassed *trace*-1 by Republican influence-peddling scandals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, have used the issue in an effort to shift blame onto a Democratic-controlled Congress.

        Rel: embarrassed
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg0: by Republican influence-peddling scandals at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Example: all args

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

        John embarrassed Mary by publically proclaiming his undying love for her.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: embarrassed
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: by publically proclaiming his undying love for her.

Example: adjectival: progressive

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

        Two such actions, both filed earlier this year in Georgia state court in Atlanta, could be particularly embarrassing to the industry: both name J. Chandler Peterson, an Atlanta financial planner who is a founder and past chairman of the IAFP, as defendant.

        Arg0: Two such actions, both filed earlier this year in Georgia state court in Atlanta,
        Argm-mod: could
        Argm-adv: particularly
        Rel: embarrassing
        Arg1: to the industry

Example: adjectival: different preposition

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

        Lincoln's treatment by former thrift regulators, in an agency disbanded by the new law, has proved embarrassing for five senators who received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from Mr. Keating.

        Arg0: Lincoln's treatment by former thrift regulators, in an agency disbanded by the new law,
        Rel: embarrassing
        Arg1: for five senators who received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from Mr. Keating

Example: adjectival: passive

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

        People are too embarrassed *trace* to say they haven't done anything.''

        Arg1: People
        Rel: embarrassed
        Arg0: *trace* to say they haven't done anything

Example: arg 0 and argMs

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

        I have seen him on several occasions give answers which show that he has no real understanding of the underlying issue at all , and several which are really just embarrassing .

        Arg0: several of which
        Argm-adv: really
        Argm-adv: just
        Rel: embarrassing

Example: args 0, 2

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

        Bogart was "embarrassing" with his over-acted insanity

        Arg0: Bogart
        Rel: embarrassing
        Arg2: with his over-acted insanity

Example: empty it, args 0,1

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

        While not publicly embarrassing, it was embarrassing to me that I had to go climb a tree to get away.

        Argm-adv: While not publicly embarrassing
        Rel: embarrassing
        Arg1: to me
        Arg0: that I had to go climb a tree to get away