Predicate: hint

Roleset id: hint.01 , say, giving a clue, suggesting, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hint.01: HINT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'hint' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. Comparison with 'suggest'. (from hint.01-v predicate notes) HINT-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, hint-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls say-37.7-2. (from hint.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
hint (n.)
hint (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: Sayer (vnrole: 37.7-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: Utterance (hint) (vnrole: 37.7-2-Topic)
        Arg2-GOL: Hearer (vnrole: 37.7-2-Recipient)

Example: sentential hint

        Miniscribe reported a negative net worth and hinted it may file for Chapter 11.

        Arg0: Miniscribe
        Rel: hinted
        Arg1: it may file for Chapter 11

Example: hint at NP

        Mr. Ridley hinted at this motive in answering questions from members of Parliament after his announcement.

        Arg0: Mr. Ridley
        Rel: hinted
        Arg1: at this motive
        Argm-adv: in answering questions from members of Parliament after his announcement

Example: with hearer

        Mary hinted to John that there might be some good eatin' at dinner.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: hinted
        Arg2: to John
        Arg1: that there might be some good eatin' at dinner

Example: all args

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

        His hint to the mayor, that he would do well to qualify himself for his office by taking the sacramental test, did not help his cause.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: hint
        Arg2: to the mayor
        Arg1: that he would do well to qualify himself for his office by taking the sacramental test

Example: Light Verb: make

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

        It sounds like he's making hints that he likes you.

        Arg0: he
        Argm-lvb: making
        Rel: hints
        Arg1: that he likes you