Predicate: moan

Roleset id: moan.01 , to utter a moan or complain, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

moan.01: MOAN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'moan' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from moan.01-v predicate notes) MOANING-N NOTES: moan.01 (from moaning.01-n)


moaning (n.)
moan (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: moaner, agent (vnrole: 40.2-Agent, 37.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: a complaint (vnrole: 40.2-Theme, 37.3-Topic)

Example: prepositional Arg1

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

        The next time [0] you hear a Member of Congress moan about the deficit [*T*-2], [*] consider what Congress did [*T*-1] Friday .

        Arg0: a Member of Congress
        Rel: moan
        Arg1: about the deficit

Example: non-prepositional Arg1

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        [`` I 'm too old [0] [*T*-1]to waste a weekend , but that 's what I did [*T*-2] , ''] -3 the 48-year-old Mr. Juliano moans [*T*-3] .

        Arg0: the 48-year-old Mr. Juliano
        Rel: moans
        Arg1: [*T*-3]

Example: Arg0

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

        John Swinney can stop his moaning when he gets the cold shoulder.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: moaning
        Argm-tmp: when he gets the cold shoulder