Predicate: lick

Roleset id: lick.01 , touch with the tongue, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

lick.01: LICK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'lick.01' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 39.2, 20-1, 10.4.1. (from lick.01-v predicate notes)


lick (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: licker (vnrole: 39.2-1-Agent, 20-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: licked (vnrole: 39.2-1-Patient, 20-1-Experiencer)

Example: hubba hubba

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

        But it is the Trinity Rep newcomer, Jonathan Fried (Zamislov, the paralegal) who is the actor to watch, whether he-3 is hamming it up while conducting the chamber musicians or seducing his neighbor's wife (Becca Lish) by [*-3] licking her bosom.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: licking
        Arg1: her bosom

Predicate: lick_up

Roleset id: lick_up.02 , remove by licking, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

lick_up.02: LICK_UP-V NOTES: (from lick.02-v)


lick_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: licker, remover (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing removed (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: removed from (vnrole: 10.4.1-1-Source)

Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2

        He just licked it up from the palm of my hand.

        Arg0: He
        Argm-adv: just
        Rel: [licked][up]
        Arg1: it
        Arg2: from the palm of my hand.