Predicate: nibble

Roleset id: nibble.01 , eat lightly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

nibble.01: NIBBLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'nibble' based on sentences in wsj. No access to Verbnet at the moment. (from nibble.01-v predicate notes)


nibble (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: eater (vnrole: 39.2-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: food (vnrole: 39.2-1-Patient)

Example: the one example

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        He thinks another crash is ``unlikely,'' and says he was ``nibbling at'' selected stocks during Friday's plunge.

        Arg0: he
        Rel: nibbling
        Arg1: at selected stocks
        ArgM-TMP: during Friday's plunge