Predicate: please

Roleset id: please.01 , make happy, contented, satisfied, possibly smug, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

please.01: PLEASE-V NOTES: Discourse usage might also show traces in subject/object position,depending on which of the treebankers looked at that particularsentence. You may include them as targetless traces if they arepresent. This is pretty much adjectival. (from please.01-v) PLEASED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, please-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls amuse-31.1. (from pleased.01-j) PLEASING-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from pleasing.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
pleased (j.)Emotion_directed
pleasing (j.)
please (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, pleaser (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: patient, entity pleased (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
        Arg2-MNR: instrumental

Example: discourse usage

        Policies designed to encourage one type of investor over another are akin to placing a sign over the Big Board's door saying: ``Buyers welcome, sellers please go away!''

        Rel: please

Example: odd passive

        Mr. Beall said that he was generally pleased with the latest numbers and cited a particularly strong showing by the company's electronics segment.

        Arg1: he
        Argm-mnr: generally
        Rel: pleased
        Arg0: with the latest numbers

Example: instrument or manner?

        The company also pleased analysts by announcing four new store openings planned for fiscal 1990, ending next August.

        Arg0: The company
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: pleased
        Arg1: analysts
        Arg2: by announcing four new store openings planned for fiscal 1990, ending next August

Example: instrumental

        John pleased Mary enormously with his new habit of bathing more than once a month.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: pleased
        Arg1: Mary
        Argm-mnr: enormously
        Arg2: with his new habit of bathing more than once a month

Example: arg1

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

        The people who rented elaborate costumes were not pleased .

        Arg1: The people who rented elaborate costumes
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: pleased

Example: Party pooper

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

        Russian lawmaker 'not pleased' about UK royal birth.

        Arg1: Russian lawmaker
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: pleased
        Arg0: about UK royal birth

Example: all args

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

        Kerwin was sure Vanda would be pleased with him for serving her breakfast in bed.

        Arg1: Vanda
        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: pleased
        Arg0: with him
        Arg2: for serving her breakfast in bed

Example: inifinitival arg0

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

        America is probably a lost cause , but I 'm pleased to see we 're going Scandinavian .

        Arg1: I
        Rel: pleased
        Arg0: to see we're going Scandinavian


Predicate: pleasant

Roleset id: pleasant.02 , pleasant, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pleasant.02: PLEASANT-J NOTES: (from pleasant.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
pleasant (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: pleasant thing
        Arg2-PPT: pleasant to/for whom?

Example: all args

        The air is pleasant to me.

        Rel: pleasant
        Arg1: The air
        Arg2: to me