Predicate: pepper

Roleset id: pepper.01 , apply sparsely, like pepper, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pepper.01: PEPPER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'pepper' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from pepper.01-v predicate notes)


pepper (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: applier (vnrole: 9.9-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: applied to (vnrole: 9.9-Destination)
        Arg2-PPT: metaphorical pepper (vnrole: 9.9-Theme)

Example: classic usage

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

        As small investors peppered their mutual funds with phone calls over the weekend, big fund managers said they have a strong defense against any wave of withdrawals: cash.

        Arg0: small investors
        Rel: peppered
        Arg1: their mutual funds
        Arg2: with phone calls
        ArgM-TMP: over the weekend