Predicate: envy

Roleset id: envy.01 , be jealous of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

envy.01: ENVY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'envy' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 31.2, Framenet entry Experiencer subj. (from envy.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
envy (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PPT: envier (vnrole: 31.2-Experiencer)
        Arg1-PAG: envied (vnrole: 31.2-Stimulus)
        Arg2-PRD: cause (vnrole: 31.2-Attribute)

Example: usually transitive

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

        San Franciscans have a much higher incidence of audits than average because more of them score high under that formula, not because IRS agents envy their life styles.

        Arg0: IRS agents
        Rel: envy
        Arg1: their life styles

Example: occasionally with cause

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

        ``I envy you your live-in slave,'' said one of Mary's friends.

        Arg0: I
        Rel: envy
        Arg1: you
        Arg2: your live-in slave