Predicate: acquaint

Roleset id: acquaint.01 , know informally, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

acquaint.01: ACQUAINT-V NOTES: Member of Vncls tell-37.2. (from acquaint.01-v)


acquaint (v.)
make_acquaintance (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: rare agent (vnrole: 37.2-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: knower (vnrole: 37.2-Recipient)
        Arg2-PPT: acquaintance (vnrole: 37.2-Topic)

Example: pseudopassive, merged args.

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

        Instead, he said that the purpose is simply for [the two]-1 to get ``better acquainted *trace*-1 '' and discuss a wide range of issues without a formal agenda.

        Argm-mnr: better
        Rel: acquainted
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= the two)

Example: ARG0 and ARG2

        Having *PRO*-1 acquainted himself with the most learned men of the day, he-1 returned via Uttrecht, Cologne, Luettrich, Mayance and Frankfurth to his fatherland in 1684.

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Rel: acquainted
        Arg1: himself
        Arg2: with the most learned men of the day,