Predicate: vacillate

Roleset id: vacillate.01 , not make up ones mind, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

vacillate.01: VACILLATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'vacillate' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3, but this sense of vacillate is for movement only, doesn't fit the .01 sense. (from vacillate.01-v predicate notes)


vacillate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: undecided entity
        Arg1-PPT: topic, question

Example: pseudo-transitive

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

        Mr. Bush's problem isn't so much that he seems to be agonizing over the issue as it is that [he]-3 seems [*-3]to vacillate on it.

        Arg0: [*-3]
        Rel: vacillate
        Arg1: on it