Predicate: covet

Roleset id: covet.01 , to wish, long, or crave for, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

covet.01: COVET-V NOTES: Frames file for 'covet' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from covet.01-v predicate notes)


covet (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity wished for (vnrole: 32.1-Theme)

Example: transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        For some at the SEC , an agency that [*T*-1] covets its independence , Mr. Breeden may be too much of a Washington insider .

        Arg0: [*T*-1]
        Argm-rcl: that -> an agency
        Rel: covets
        Arg1: its independence