Predicate: fawn

Roleset id: fawn.01 , seek favor with, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

fawn.01: FAWN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'fawn' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 28, which has nothing to do with usage in wsj or anywhere else for that matter. (from fawn.01-v predicate notes)


fawn (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: seeker (vnrole: 28-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: with whom, fawned-over (vnrole: 28-Patient)

Example: the one example

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

        In this era of frantic competition for ad dollars, [a lot of revenue-desperate magazines]-1 are getting pretty cozy with advertisers -- *trace*-1 fawning over them in articles and offering pages of advertorial space.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: fawning
        Arg1: over them
        ArgM-LOC: in articles