Predicate: hasten

Roleset id: hasten.01 , to speed up, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

hasten.01: HASTEN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'hasten' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from hasten.01-v predicate notes)


hasten (v.)
haste (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, causer (vnrole: 45.4-agent, 51.3.2-2-agent, 53.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing hastened (vnrole: 45.4-patient, 51.3.2-2-theme, 53.2-theme)

Example: transitive

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

        I-1 personally do not want [*-1] to hasten Mr. Lehman 's demise , but I can see him figuring prominently in his own article .

        Arg0: [*-1]
        Rel: hasten
        Arg1: Mr. Lehman 's demise

Example: It makes me sad to have to add this.

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

        I told him that mmmmm , uhh %pw Bata and Tahany were here , and said if we knew that he 'd leave just like that , we would n't haste and do the apartment

        Argm-adv: If we knew that he'd leave just like that
        Arg0: we
        Argm-mod: would
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: haste