Predicate: ingratiate

Roleset id: ingratiate.01 , cause to be grateful, suck up to, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ingratiate.01: INGRATIATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ingratiate' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from ingratiate.01-v predicate notes)


ingratiate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: sycophant
        Arg1-PPT: us. 'self'
        Arg2-GOL: grateful entity

Example: toady?

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

        ``It's not uncommon for [these guys]-3 to send pictures of themselves or their families [*-3]to ingratiate themselves to their clients,'' says Terree Bowers, chief of the major-frauds section of the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: ingratiate
        Arg1-rec: themselves
        Arg2: to their clients