Predicate: retort

Roleset id: retort.01 , reply, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

retort.01: RETORT-V NOTES: Framed by Neville based on BROWN. Comparison to 'reply'. Member of Vncls say-37.7. (from retort.01-v)


retort (v.)Communication_response


        Arg0-PAG: replier (vnrole: 37.7-Agent)
        Arg1-GOL: in response to (vnrole: 37.7-Recipient)
        Arg2-PPT: answer (vnrole: 37.7-Topic)

Example: transitive, arg0 and arg2

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

        [`` That will have to be in the hotel '']-2 , retorted [the doctor]-3 [*T*-2] ,[*-3] confirming Alex 's anticipations .

        Rel: retorted
        Arg0: the doctor
        Arg2: [*T*-2]
        Argm-adv: [*-3] confirming Alex 's anticipations