Predicate: quibble

Roleset id: quibble.01 , argue over trifles, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

quibble.01: QUIBBLE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls battle-36.4-1. (from quibble.01-v)


quibble (v.)Quarreling


        Arg0-PAG: first actor or all participants (vnrole: 36.4-1-agent)
        Arg1-COM: second actor (if separate) (vnrole: 36.4-1-co-agent)
        Arg2-PPT: topic (vnrole: 36.4-1-topic)

Example: nominal with arg

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

        There can be no quibbling that the Armenians endured terrible suffering, but one has to wonder what possible good such a resolution will achieve.

        Argm-neg: no
        Rel: quibbling
        Arg2: that the Armenians endured terrible suffering

Example: with actors

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

        John quibbles constantly with Mary over whose turn it is to clean the bathroom.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: quibbles
        Argm-tmp: constantly
        Arg1: with Mary
        Arg2: over whose turn it is to clean the bathroom