Predicate: rumor

Roleset id: rumor.01 , tell or spread rumors, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

rumor.01: RUMOR-V NOTES: Frames file for 'rumor' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. FN class unattributed_information. Revised by Olga. Updated 2/13 by Katie. (from rumor.01-v) RUMOR-N NOTES: Based on Bolt data. Comparison to rumor.01-v. No VN class. FN class unattributed_information. Framed by Katie. (from rumor.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
rumor (v.)Unattributed_information
rumor (n.)Unattributed_information

Roles:

        Ignore adjectival usages like "a rumored target". (from rumor.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: agent
        Arg1-PPT: rumor

Example: infinitival Arg1

        Pennzoil-1 is rumored *trace*-1 to be accumulating a stake in Chevron in order to push for a revamping of the company...

        Rel: rumored
        Arg1: *trace*-1 to be accumulating a stake in Chevron in order to push for a revamping of the company

Example: small clause

        [Nashua Corp].-1, rumored *trace*-1 a potential takeover target for six months, said that a Dutch company has sought U.S. approval to buy up to 25% of Nashua's shares.

        Rel: rumored
        Arg1: *trace* a potential takeover target
        Argm-tmp: for six months

Example: with Arg0

        Mary rumored John to be an idiot.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: rumored
        Arg1: John to be an idiot

Example: just utterance

        It has long been rumored that Ocean Drilling would sell the unit to concentrate on its core oil and gas business.

        Argm-tmp: long
        Rel: rumored
        Arg1: Ocean Drilling would sell the unit to concentrate on its core oil and gas business

Example: arg 1

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

        rumors that Marios Monti could become the next prime minister of Italy.

        Rel:
        Arg1: that Mario Monti could become the next prime minister of Italy