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)
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.
Argm-rcl: What -> that the acquisition, for $3 billion of stock, doubled the USX shares outstanding and considerably diluted them
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.
Arg2: by Mary's offer of freshly-baked apple pie