Predicate: groan

Roleset id: groan.01 , to utter with a groan, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

groan.01: GROAN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'groan' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from groan.01-v predicate notes) GROAN-N NOTES: Based on verb entry groan.01, differs from verb entry in arg1, verb entry only has groaner and recipient. Corresponds to VN entries animal_sounds-38, manner_speaking-37.3, nonverbal_expression-40.2. (from groan.01-n) GROANING-N NOTES: groan.01 (from groaning.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
groan (v.)
groan (n.)
groaning (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: groaner (vnrole: 37.3-Agent, 40.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: groaned utterance (vnrole: 37.3-Topic, 40.2-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: groan at (vnrole: 37.3-Recipient, 40.2-Recipient)

Example: all arguments

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

        He often groans , he says [0] [*T*-3], at the `` clutter '' of sports stories about drugs , alcohol , gambling and some player 's lament `` about the miserly millions [0] he is offered [*-1] [*T*-2] [*-1] to play the game . ''

        Arg0: He
        ArgM-TMP: often
        Rel: groans
        Arg2: at the `` clutter '' of sports stories about drugs , alcohol , gambling and some player 's lament `` about the miserly millions [0] he is offered [*-1][*T*-2] [*-1] to play the game

Example: intransitive

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

        The crowd groans , Mr. Jones shakes his head , the Cowboys lose the game .

        Arg0: The crowd
        Rel: groans

Example: Arg 0 only, within LVC

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

        Finally , turning to her toilet , she rested her face in her hands , and gave a sort of groan .

        Argm-tmp: Finally
        Argm-adv: turning to her toilet
        Arg0: she
        Argm-lvb: gave
        Argm-adj: a sort
        Rel: groan

Example: Arg0 and CAU

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

        She stifled a groan of disgust.

        Rel: groan
        Argm-cau: of disgust

Example: All arguments

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

        Mary's repeated groan to John, "I hate math, I hate math," didn't help the progress of their tutoring session.

        Arg0: Mary's
        Argm-tmp: repeated
        Rel: groan
        Arg2: to John
        Arg1: "I hate math, I hate math"

Example: Arg0

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

        After getting his wisdom teeth out, the television could barey be heard over the sounds of his groaning.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: groaning