Predicate: squirm

Roleset id: squirm.01 , mode of motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

squirm.01: SQUIRM-V NOTES: Frames file for 'squirm' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 49. (from squirm.01-v predicate notes)


squirm (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: squirmer (vnrole: 49-Agent, 49-Patient)
        Arg1-PPT: path

Example: adjectival

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

        ``She's being attacked by the demon,'' Mrs. Warren stagewhispers as the priest sprinkles holy water over the squirming woman, and the television camera grinds.

        Rel: squirming
        Arg0: woman

Example: ARG0 and ARG1

        While Reagan 's special envoy was , with his usual energy and sharp elbows , dickering with the Iraqis in the mid-1980s , Condoleezza Rice was an assistant professor of no scholarly distinction at Stanford ; Cheney a third - term congressman from Wyoming squirming up the House leadership ladder ; future viceroy of Baghdad L. Paul `` Jerry '' Bremer moving from State Department clerk and Alexander Haig protege to lavish - party giving ambassador to the Netherlands ; and George W. Bush , still by his own account given to `` heavy drinking , '' absorbed in changing the name of his chronically failed Arbusto Energy oil company to Bush Exploration .

        Arg0: a third - term congressman from Wyoming
        Rel: [squirming][up]
        Arg1: the House leadership ladder