Predicate: espy

Roleset id: espy.01 , catch sight of, discern, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

espy.01: ESPY-V NOTES: Corrected by Claire (from espy.01-v)


espy (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: viewer (vnrole: 30.2-experiencer)
        Arg1-PAG: thing discerned (vnrole: 30.2-stimulus)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary attribute, described-as

Example: Simple transitive

        She espied her ships arriving from distant lands.

        Arg0: She
        Rel: espied
        Arg1: her ships arriving from distant lands

Example: All arguments

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

        They espied the duke's daughter, a full fair woman.

        Arg0: They
        Rel: espied
        Arg1: the duke's daughter
        Arg2: a full fair woman