Predicate: miff

Roleset id: miff.01 , annoy slightly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

miff.01: MIFF-V NOTES: Frames file for 'miff' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet. (from miff.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
miff (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: annoyer (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: thing annoyed (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument, if separate from arg0

Example: just transitive

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

        What *trace* miffed many USX executives and shareholders was that the acquisition, for $3 billion of stock, doubled the USX shares outstanding and considerably diluted them.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: What -> that the acquisition, for $3 billion of stock, doubled the USX shares outstanding and considerably diluted them
        Rel: miffed
        Arg1: many USX executives and shareholders

Example: passivized with instrument

        John-1 was sorely miffed *trace*-1 by Mary's offer of freshly-baked apple pie.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Argm-mnr: sorely
        Rel: miffed
        Arg2: by Mary's offer of freshly-baked apple pie