Predicate: quicken

Roleset id: quicken.01 , become faster, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
quicken (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of speed-up
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming faster (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT
        Arg3-DIR: old speed
        Arg4-PRD: new speed

Example: agent as subject

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

        [*-1] Quickening his steps , John entered the vast church and climbed the tower steps to the bells .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: Quickening
        Arg1: his steps

Example: patient as subject

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

        [Housing starts]-1 are expected [*]-1 to quicken a bit from August's annual pace of 1,350,000 units.

        Arg1: [*]
        Rel: quicken
        Arg2: a bit
        Arg3: from August's annual pace of 1,350,000 units


Predicate: quick

Roleset id: quick.02 , speedy, nimble, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

quick.02: QUICK-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1. (from quick.01-j) QUICKER-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from quicker.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
quicker (j.)
quick (j.)Speed_description Taking_time

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: non-volitional speedy thing/action (may require concatenation)

Example: arg1, argMs

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

        Firing squad is probably pretty quick , but I do n't know that it 's used much .

        Arg1: Firing squad
        Argm-adv: probably
        Argm-ext: pretty
        Rel: quick

Example: concatenation of arg1

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

        On his early strike, the livewire winger was quick to praise team-mate Jonjo Shelvey, the man who provided a delightful 50-yard pass to assist.

        Argm-tmp: On his early strike
        Rel: quick
        Arg1: [the livewire winger] [to praise team-mate Jonjo Shelvey, the man who provided a delightful 50-yard pass to assist]

Example: concatenation of arg1

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

        It has tons of protein, good sugar, and is quick to eat.

        Arg1: [it][to eat]
        Rel: quick

Example: lexical comparative

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

        Just finished zapping them again but this time did it myself , found it to be much quicker .

        Arg1: it
        Argm-ext: much
        Rel: quicker