Predicate: dicker

Roleset id: dicker.01 , argue in a petty manner, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dicker.01: DICKER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dicker' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 36.1. (from dicker.01-v predicate notes)


dicker (v.)battle-36.4


        Arg0-PAG: first arguer (vnrole: 36.4-Agent)
        Arg1-COM: second arguer (vnrole: 36.4-Co-Agent)
        Arg2-PPT: topic (vnrole: 36.4-Theme)

Example: merged arguers

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

        We have as much nostalgia as anyone for those leafy, breezy days in Washington when honorable men and women dickered over budgets and even log-rolled a bit to see that the bridges got build, roads paved, soldiers paid or that the desperately poor were cared for.

        Arg0: honorable men and women
        Rel: dickered
        Arg2: over budgets

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        While Reagan 's special envoy was , with his usual energy and sharp elbows , dickering with the Iraqis in the mid-1980s , Condoleezza Rice was an assistant professor of no scholarly distinction at Stanford ; Cheney a third - term congressman from Wyoming squirming up the House leadership ladder ; future viceroy of Baghdad L. Paul `` Jerry '' Bremer moving from State Department clerk and Alexander Haig protege to lavish - party giving ambassador to the Netherlands ; and George W. Bush , still by his own account given to `` heavy drinking , '' absorbed in changing the name of his chronically failed Arbusto Energy oil company to Bush Exploration .

        Arg0: Reagan 's special envoy
        Argm-mnr: with his usual energy and sharp elbows
        Rel: dickering
        Arg1: with the Iraqis
        Argm-tmp: in the mid-1980s