Predicate: enliven

Roleset id: enliven.01 , to make lively or spirited, animate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

enliven.01: ENLIVEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'enliven' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from enliven.01-v predicate notes)


enliven (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: Stimulus (vnrole: 31.1-Stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: entity animated (vnrole: 31.1-Experiencer)

Example: gerund

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

        He distinguished the two cases : In Salinger , Judge Leval noted [0] [*T*-1], [the quotations]-1 were for the purpose of [*] -1 enlivening the biography rather than of [*] proving points about the subject .

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: enlivening
        Arg1: the biography

Predicate: liven_up

Roleset id: liven_up.02 , make cheerful, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

liven_up.02: LIVEN_UP-V NOTES: Framed by Neville. (from liven.01-v)


liven_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent
        Arg1-PPT: experiencer, entity made cheerful
        Arg2-CAU: instrument, cause of emotion

Example: transitive

        John livened us all up with his stage act.

        Rel: [livened] [up]
        Arg0: John
        Arg1: us
        Arg2: with his stage act