Predicate: befriend

Roleset id: befriend.01 , become friends with, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

befriend.01: BEFRIEND-V NOTES: Frames file for 'befriend' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from befriend.01-v predicate notes)


befriend (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agentive friend
        Arg1-PPT: new friend

Example: the one example

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        The U.S. has befriended [*-2] and later turned against [many dictators, but none quite so resourceful]-*2.

        Arg0: The U.S.
        Rel: befriended
        Arg1: [*-2]