Predicate: squint

Roleset id: squint.01 , to look with the eyes partly closed, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squint.01: SQUINT-V NOTES: Roleset corresponds to VN classes peer-30.3, wink-40.3.1-1 (from squint.01-v) SQUINTING-N NOTES: squint.01 (from squinting.01-n)


squint (v.)
squinting (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: looker (vnrole: 30.3-Experiencer, 40.3.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: looked at (vnrole: 30.3-Stimulus, 40.3.1-1-Recipient)

Example: both arguments

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

        Eventually little French farmers and their little French farmwives came out of their stone houses and put their hands above their tiny eyes and squinted at us .

        Argm-tmp: Eventually
        Arg0: little French farmers and their little French farmwives
        Rel: squinted
        Arg1: at us

Example: intransitive

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: ns,  form: participle

        Republicans are squinting most painfully , at least at first , which [*T*-2] is only fair because they 've been shielded [*-1]the most .

        Arg0: Republicans
        Rel: squinting
        Argm-mnr: most painfully
        Argm-tmp: at least at first

Example: Arg0

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

        If his squinting is the result of a lazy eye, you may notice he has trouble tracking objects or that his eyes are poorly aligned.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: squinting