Predicate: fidget

Roleset id: fidget.01 , to behave restlessly, play or fuss, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


fidget (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: restless entity, agent (vnrole: 49-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing fidgeting with (vnrole: 49-Patient)

Example: transitive

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

        It [*EXP*-2] is indeed hard [*]to back away from a widely publicized forecast , and Mr. Straszheim is fidgeting with the handcuffs on this trip .

        Arg0: Mr. Straszheim
        Rel: fidgeting
        Arg1: with the handcuffs
        ArgM-LOC: on this trip