Predicate: fancy

Roleset id: fancy.01 , suppose to be, take as, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fancy.01: FANCY-V NOTES: No VNcls. Updated by Julia, 12/2010. (from fancy.01-v)


fancy (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: supposer
        Arg1-PPT: sentential arg

Example: the one example

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

        Jeff Bridges is the younger brother, Jack, who-1 [*T*-1] fancies himself the rebellious artist; he lives in a loft with his sick dog and the occasional visit from the little girl upstairs, who climbs down the fire escape.

        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= who)
        Argm-slc: who -> Jack
        Rel: fancies
        Arg1: himself the rebellious artist

Roleset id: fancy.02 , want, like, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fancy.02: FANCY-V NOTES: Member of VNcls want-32.1, admire-31.2. (from fancy.02-v) FANCY-N NOTES: Based on verb entry fancy.02. Corresponds to VNcls want-32.1, admire-31.2. (from fancy.01-n)


fancy (v.)Desiring
fancy (n.)Desiring
take_fancy (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: wanter (vnrole: 31.2-Experiencer, 32.1-Pivot)
        Arg1-PPT: wanted (vnrole: 31.2-Stimulus, 32.1-Theme)

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        Many enterprises have successively taken a fancy for this " Golden Waterway " and are now actively investing in building factories .

        Arg0: Many enterprises
        Argm-mnr: successively
        Argm-lvb: taken
        Rel: fancy
        Arg1: for this " Golden Waterway "

Example: All arguments

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

        Val indulges her fancy for dressing up.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: fancy
        Arg1: for dressing up