Predicate: backpedal

Roleset id: backpedal.01 , to retreat or withdraw, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

backpedal.01: BACKPEDAL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'backpedal' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from backpedal.01-v predicate notes)


backpedal (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity retreating, agent
        Arg1-PPT: thing backpedaled on

Example: gerund

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

        The chief economist of Merrill Lynch& Co. finds himself in such a position as [he]-1 buzzes the Midwest on his first road trip since *trace*-1 backpedaling on a major prediction .

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: backpedaling
        Arg1: on a major prediction