Predicate: encounter

Roleset id: encounter.01 , to meet unexpectedly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

encounter.01: ENCOUNTER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'encounter' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from encounter.01-v predicate notes) ENCOUNTER-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to 'encounter.01-v'. No vn class. Framed by Katie. (from encounter.01-n)


encounter (n.)
encounter (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity encountering something
        Arg1-PPT: entity encountered

Example: transitive with adverbials

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

        In a meeting with Premier Li Peng on Monday , Mr. Nixon said that he hoped [0] he would n't encounter guards with machine guns during his visit to the U.S. Embassy .

        Arg0: he
        Argm-mod: would
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: encounter
        Arg1: guards with machine guns
        Argm-tmp: during his visit to the U.S. Embassy

Example: Arg 1 only

        an encounter with a street-corner clarinetist

        Rel: encounter
        Arg1: with a street-corner clarinetist

Example: Both args

        Elian Gonzalez's first encounter with President Fidel Castro

        Arg0: Elian Gonzalez's
        Argm-tmp: first
        Rel: encounter
        Arg1: with President Fidel Castro