Predicate: massage

Roleset id: massage.01 , lay on hands, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

massage.01: MASSAGE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls touch-20-1. (from massage.01-v)


massage (v.)Manipulation
massage (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: masseur/masseuse (vnrole: 20-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: lucky patient (vnrole: 20-1-Experiencer)

Example: ah, that feels good

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        [Scot MacInnis, a masseur in Boulder, Colo.,]-1 had a scary experience while [*-1]massaging a man in a natural-foods supermarket as part of a store promotion.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: massaging
        Arg1: a man
        Argm-loc: in a natural-foods supermarket
        Argm-adv: as part of a store promotion

Example: not literal

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

        His board members alone have pledged $800,000 and he-1 is just beginning [*-1] to massage local foundations and corporations.

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: massage
        Arg1: local foundations and corporations