Predicate: congratulate

Roleset id: congratulate.01 , to express acknowledgement as for the achievement of another, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

congratulate.01: CONGRATULATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'congratulate' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from congratulate.01-v predicate notes) CONGRATULATION-N NOTES: Based on Bolt data. Comparison to congratulate.01. Congratulate.01 is a member of VN class judgement-33. Framed by Katie. (from congratulation.01-n)


congratulate (v.)
congratulation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: expresser, agent (vnrole: 33-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: person congratulated (vnrole: 33-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: achievement (vnrole: 33-Attribute)

Example: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Mr. Guber , in his affidavit , says that when he advised Warner President Terry Semel of the Sony offer at lunch on Sept. 25 [*T*-3] , Mr. Semel `` hugged and congratulated me , and expressed joy that we had finally realized our long-term ambition of [*]running [*RNR*-1] and having an equity position in [*RNR*-1] a major entertainment company . ''

        Arg0: Mr. Semel
        Rel: congratulated
        Arg1: me

Example: all arguments

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

        Industry observers have congratulated Mr. Lang on what some call [*T*-1] his `` courageous '' handling of Ms. , but his track record in magazine publishing in general has gotten mixed reviews .

        Arg0: Industry observers
        Rel: congratulated
        Arg1: Mr. Lang
        Arg2: on what some call [*T*-1] his `` courageous '' handling of Ms.

Example: arg 0

        The minister sends his congratulations

        Arg0: His
        Rel: congratulations