Predicate: sprout

Roleset id: sprout.01 , young plants appearing, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

sprout.01: SPROUT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'sprout' based on sentences in financial subcorpus andautomatic expansion via verbnet. (from sprout.01-v predicate notes)


sprout (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: farmer (vnrole: 43.4-Source, 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: plant (vnrole: 47.2-Theme, 43.4-Theme, 45.4-Patient, 45.5-Patient)
        Arg2-LOC: field (vnrole: 47.2-Location, 43.4-Location)

Example: intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: future,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        If sales don't pick up, the cuts will go deeper and incentives will sprout again.

        Argm-adv: If sales don't pick up
        Arg1: incentives
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: sprout
        Argm-tmp: again

Example: with farmer

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John sprouted soybeans in his basement.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: sprouted
        Arg1: soybeans
        Arg2: in his basement

Example: ARG1 and ARG2

        And again , turning to look at themselves , gray hairs are sprouting from their temples and crows ' feet appearing at the corners of their eyes , their jowls are sagging , and the thick , solid chest muscles of their youth have somehow migrated down to their bellies .

        Argm-dis: again
        Argm-prd: turning to look at themselves
        Arg1: gray hairs
        Rel: sprouting
        Arg2: from their temples