Predicate: haggle

Roleset id: haggle.01 , argue out (a price, us.), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

haggle.01: HAGGLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'haggle' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry 36.1; other framed members include argue, compete, negotiate. No Framenet entry. Comparison with argue. (from haggle.01-v predicate notes)


haggle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: subject haggler (vnrole: 36.1-Agent)
        Arg1-COM: other haggler (vnrole: 36.1-co-agent)
        Arg2-PPT: topic of argument (vnrole: 36.1-Theme)

Example: all args

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

        On the afternoon of Oct. 17, after hours of *trace*-1 haggling with five insurance-claims adjusters over settling a toxic-waste suit, [four lawyers]-1 had an agreement in hand.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: haggling
        Arg1: with five insurance-claims adjusters
        Arg2: over settling a toxic-waste suit

Example: merged hagglers

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

        No one knows, however, whether the new posted prices will stick once [producers and customers]-1 start *trace*-1 to haggle.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: haggle