Predicate: mistake

Roleset id: mistake.01 , take incorrectly, assume incorrectly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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


mistake (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity making an assumption, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing mistaken
        Arg2-PRD: frequently: assumption

Example: infrequent verbal usage

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

        John mistook Mary for an ax murderer, when in truth she prefers a chainsaw.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: mistook
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg2: for an ax murderer
        Argm-tmp: when in truth she prefers a chainsaw

Roleset id: mistake.02 , mess up, fail, make a mistake, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mistake.02: MISTAKE-N NOTES: Roleset based on comparison to screw.01 (screw up); mistake.01 verb sense (to misunderstand, assume incorrectly) has not arisen in noun instnaces but may need to be added. Framed by Claire. (from mistake.01-n)


mistake (n.)
make_mistake (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity making mistake
        Arg1-PPT: thing messed up
        Arg2-PPT: the mistake itself

Example: make_mistake-l

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

        If you make a mistake on your tax return, you should file an amended return to make that correction.

        Arg0: you
        Argm-lvb: make
        Rel: mistake
        Arg1: on your tax return

Example: mistake-n: All args

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

        Haggerty's notes have the defenseman well aware of his mistake on the winning goal.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: mistake
        Arg1: on the winning goal

Example: make_mistake-l

        I made the mistake of eating the whole pie.

        Arg0: I
        Argm-lvb: made
        Rel: mistake
        Arg2: of eating the whole pie