Predicate: groom

Roleset id: groom.01 , brush a horse, attending to one's appearance or hygiene, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

groom.01: GROOM-V NOTES: Created by Jena based on ectb. Member of VNcls 41.1.2. (from groom.01-v) GROOMING-N NOTES: groom.01 (from grooming.01-n)


grooming (n.)
groom (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, groom (vnrole: 41.1.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing groomed (vnrole: 41.1.2-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument

Example: adjectival

        When well-groomed male stars stand on stage ...

        Argm-mnr: well
        Rel: groomed
        Arg1: male star

Example: ARG2

        Balding and stout, he groomed his beard with stubby fingers

        Argm-prd: Balding and stout,
        Arg0: he
        Rel: groomed
        Arg1: his beard
        Arg2: with stubby fingers

Example: Arg0, 1

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

        Her meticulous grooming of the dog paid off when he was awarded second place at the show.

        Arg0: Her
        Argm-adj: meticulous
        Rel: grooming
        Arg1: of the dog

Roleset id: groom.02 , make ready, prepare, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

groom.02: GROOM-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. Comparison to 'prepare.02'. No VNcls. (from groom.02-v)


groom (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity being groomed
        Arg2-PRP: for what

Example: passive

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

        Girl : " But i wanted sex with him ! " - most would assume she-1 was brainwashed , groomed [*-1].

        Rel: groomed
        Arg1: [*-1]

Example: All args

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        Little did he know that his superiors were grooming him for highly sensitive intelligence work.

        Arg0: his superiors
        Rel: grooming
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: for highly sensitive intelligence work