Predicate: squirm

Roleset id: squirm.01 , mode of motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squirm.01: SQUIRM-V NOTES: Frames file for 'squirm' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 49. (from squirm.01-v predicate notes)


squirm (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: squirmer (vnrole: 49-Agent, 49-Patient)
        Arg1-PPT: path

Example: adjectival

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        ``She's being attacked by the demon,'' Mrs. Warren stagewhispers as the priest sprinkles holy water over the squirming woman, and the television camera grinds.

        Rel: squirming
        Arg0: woman

Example: with path

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

        John always squirms his way out of cleaning his room.

        Arg0: John
        Argm-tmp: always
        Rel: squirms
        Arg1: his way out of cleaning his room