Predicate: overstate

Roleset id: overstate.01 , exaggerate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

overstate.01: OVERSTATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'overstate' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, no Framenet entry. No comparison. (from overstate.01-v predicate notes)


overstate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: speaker
        Arg1-PPT: utterance
        Arg2-GOL: hearer

Example: just transitive

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

        In that suit, the SEC accused [Mr. Antar]-1 of *trace*-1 engaging in a ``massive financial fraud'' *trace*-1 to overstate the earnings of Crazy Eddie, Edison, N.J., over a three-year period.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: overstate
        Arg1: the earnings of Crazy Eddie , Edison , N.J. ,
        Argm-tmp: over a three-year period

Example: with hearer

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

        John consistently overstates to Mary the progress he's made on his dissertation.

        Arg0: John
        Argm-mnr: consistently
        Rel: overstates
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: the progress he's made on his dissertation.