Predicate: dine

Roleset id: dine.01 , eat dinner, eating, properly and politely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dine.01: DINE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'dine' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, comparison with 'eat'. (from dine.01-v predicate notes) DINING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, dine-n.01. Corresponds to VNcls dine-39.5. (from dining.01-n)


dine (v.)
dining (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: eater (vnrole: 39.5-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: meal (vnrole: 39.5-patient)

Example: ARG0

        The next stop on the itinerary was Chad , where Chen dined with Chad 's President Idris Debi .

        Argm-loc: [where][Chad]
        Arg0: Chen
        Rel: dined
        Argm-mnr: with Chad 's President Idris Debi

Example: with ADJ

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

        No restaurant I 've worked in -LRB- and there have been quite a few - ranging from Subway to fine dining -RRB- would have found that kind of language acceptable , especially within earshot of customers .

        Argm-adj: fine
        Rel: dining

Example: both args

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

        Their dining on native vegetation has cleared the way for nonnative trees, and maples, to thrive where oaks and hickories are supposed to be

        Arg0: their
        Rel: dining
        Arg1: on native vegetation

Predicate: dine_out

Roleset id: dine_out.02 , eat dinner at a restaurant, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

dine_out.02: DINE_OUT-V NOTES: (from dine.02-v)


dine_out (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: eater, diner (vnrole: 39.5-Agent)

Example: living the high life

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        He and Mr. Roderick were even dining out together.

        Arg0: He and Mr. Roderick
        ArgM-DIS: even
        Rel: [ dining] [ out]
        ArgM-MNR: together