Predicate: congest

Roleset id: congest.01 , obstruct a passage, obstructed, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

congest.01: CONGEST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'congest' based on ectb2; adjectival 'congested' based on BOLT-7. Comparison with 'clog.' No VerbNet entry. (from congest.01-v) CONGESTION-N NOTES: Based on frame for congest-v.01. Framed by Anwen March 2011. (from congestion.01-n) CONGESTED-J NOTES: (from congested.01-j)


congest (v.)
congestion (n.)
congested (j.)


        It is VERY important to distinguish the agent and the congesting substance! (from congest.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: causal agent
        Arg1-GOL: passage
        Arg2-PPT: substance blocking passage, instrument

Example: congest-v: Overcrowding

        [The campus sidewalks]-1 were congested *-1 with people.

        Rel: congested
        Arg1: *-1-The campus sidewalks
        Arg2: with people

Example: congest-v: Cold Agent, all Args

        The cold congested my sinuses with mucus.

        Arg0: The cold
        Rel: congested
        Arg1: my sinuses
        Arg2: with mucus

Example: congested-j

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

        Roads are congested and people are angry !

        Arg1: Roads
        Rel: congested

Example: congestion-n: Arg1

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

        The patient's congestion was not relieved with decongestants.

        Arg1: The patient's
        Rel: congestion