Predicate: expound

Roleset id: expound.01 , explain, talk about, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

expound.01: EXPOUND-V NOTES: Could take listener arg? (from expound.01-v)


expound (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: expounder, speaker (vnrole: 37.1.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing explained, topic (vnrole: 37.1.1-Topic)

Example: sentential topic

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Rivals carp at ``the principle of Pilson,'' as NBC's Arthur Watson once put it -- ``he's always expounding that rights are too high, then he's going crazy.''

        Arg0: he
        Argm-tmp: always
        Rel: expounding
        Arg1: that rights are too high