Predicate: beseech

Roleset id: beseech.01 , implore urgently, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

beseech.01: BESEECH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'beseech' based on instances in Webtext 2.5-2. VerbNet entry 60. Comparison to 'invite.' (from beseech.01-v predicate notes)


beseech (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: begger, person beseeching (vnrole: 60-agent)
        Arg1-GOL: person arg 0 is imploring (vnrole: 60-recipient)
        Arg2-PRD: arg 1 is besought to do what? (vnrole: 60-Topic)

Example: No Action, Arg 2 specified

        For two days Abather-1 stood on the highway border post *PRO*-1 beseeching successive shifts of immigration officials.

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Rel: beseeching
        Arg1: successive shifts of immigration officials