Predicate: grumble

Roleset id: grumble.01 , grumble, to make grumbling sounds, utterances, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

grumble.01: GRUMBLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'grumble' based on sentences in financial subcorpusand automatic expansion via verbnet. (from grumble.01-v predicate notes) GRUMBLE-N NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT P01. Comparison to verb entry grumble.01, which maps to VN 37.3, 37.8. No FN entry for the noun. (from grumble.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
grumble (n.)
grumble (v.)Complaining

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: grumbler (vnrole: 37.3-Agent, 37.8-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance (vnrole: 37.3-Topic, 37.8-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.3-Recipient, 37.8-Recipient)

Example: no hearer

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

        Similarly, Honda Motor Co.'s sales are so brisk that workers grumble they haven't had a Saturday off in years, despite the government's encouragement of more leisure activity.

        Arg0: workers
        Rel: grumble
        Arg1: they haven't had a Saturday off in years, despite the government's encouragement of more leisure activity

Example: with hearer

        John grumbled in Mary's ear.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: grumbled
        Arg2: in Mary's ear

Example: complaint as nominal

        [Several Big Board firms]-1 are organizing *trace*-1 to grumble about program trading and the exchange's role in it.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: grumble
        Arg1: about program trading and the exchange 's role in it

Example: All args

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

        She walked over to the bench, ignoring his grumble to himself that there definitely would be a 'later'.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: grumble
        Arg2: to himself
        Arg1: that there definitely would be a 'later'.