Predicate: seem

Roleset id: seem.01 , appear, Source: , vncls: 109, framnet: Appearance

seem.01: Member of Vncls seem-109. Updated by Julia, 11/2010.

Roles:

        Roleset often requires concatenation of arg1.
        Arg1-PPT: thing seeming (vnrole: 109-theme, 109-attribute)
        Arg2-GOL: perceiver

Example: it support

        Ignore the 'it'--it's just there for grammaticality
        It-EXP-1 seems *-1 that there's a race on to come up with the priciest single bottle

        Arg1: that there's a race on to come up with the priciest single bottle
        Rel: seems

Example: X seems Y, with concatenation

        [These prices]-1 seem *-1 rather modest.

        Rel: seem
        Arg: [[These prices]-1] , [*-1 rather modest]

Example: and again

        [Financial markets]-1 seem *-1 to be expecting easier credit as well.

        Rel: seem
        Arg: [[Financial markets]-1] , [*-1 to be expecting easier credit as well]

Example: with viewer and dummy it

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

        It-EXP-1 seems to Mary *-1 that John is an idiot.

        Arg2: to Mary
        Rel: seems
        Arg1: that John is an idiot