Predicate: ridicule

Roleset id: ridicule.01 , make fun of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ridicule.01: RIDICULE-V NOTES: Quick, what's a galosh? (from ridicule.01-v)


ridicule (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: ridiculer (vnrole: 33-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: ridiculous thing (vnrole: 33-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: cause of ridiculosity (vnrole: 33-Attribute)

Example: just transitive

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

        Senate GOP leader Dole ridicules the budget chief on the Senate floor.

        Arg0: Senate GOP leader Dole
        Rel: ridicules
        Arg1: the budget chief
        Argm-loc: on the Senate floor

Example: with cause

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

        Mary ridiculed John for wearing his galoshes indoors.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: ridiculed
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: for wearing his galoshes indoors

Predicate: ridiculous

Roleset id: ridiculous.02 , silly, preposterous, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ridiculous.02: RIDICULOUS-J NOTES: Added automatically by Julia. Related to ridicule-v.01 (from ridiculous.01-j)


ridiculous (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: ridiculous entity
        Arg2-CAU: for what reason


        I think she was ridiculous for hiding in the toilet,