Predicate: bedevil

Roleset id: bedevil.01 , bother, plague, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

bedevil.01: BEDEVIL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'bedevil' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, comparison with 'plague'. (from bedevil.01-v predicate notes)


bedevil (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: botherer, devil, agent
        Arg1-PPT: bothered
        Arg2-MNR: bothered by, plagued with

Example: no instrument

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

        As many economists and businessmen see it, those incongruities underscore a paradox that *trace* seems likely [*T*] to bedevil the economy throughout the 1990s.

        Argm-rcl: that -> a paradox
        Arg0: [*T*]
        Rel: bedevil
        Arg1: the economy
        Argm-tmp: throughout the 1990s

Example: ARG2

        Certainly a severer thrust into any religious system could hardly be made than by presenting it as one that commends itself very especially to the likings and the experimental logic of a brain-1 bedeviled *trace*-1 with alcohol.

        Rel: bedeviled
        Arg1: *trace*-1
        Arg2: with alcohol.