Predicate: eavesdrop

Roleset id: eavesdrop.01 , listen surreptitiously, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

eavesdrop.01: EAVESDROP-V NOTES: Frames file for 'eavesdrop' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from eavesdrop.01-v predicate notes) EAVESDROPPING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from eavesdropping.01-n)


eavesdrop (v.)
eavesdropping (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: listener
        Arg1-PPT: listened-to

Example: sneaky sneaky

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

        ``But we were getting too many complaints that people-1 were using them [*-1] to eavesdrop on their neighbors.''

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: eavesdrop
        Arg1: on their neighbors