Predicate: straddle

Roleset id: straddle.01 , (come to) be astride, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

straddle.01: STRADDLE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. Member of VNcls spatial_configuration-47.6, assuming_position-50, contiguous_location-47.8. (from straddle.01-v)


straddle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: thing astride (vnrole: 47.6-Theme, 47.8-Theme, 50-Agent)
        Arg1-LOC: astride what, location (vnrole: 47.6-Location, 47.8-co-theme, 50-Location)

Example: one example will do

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

        Sitting in one of Mr. Palmer's chairs, which cost $425 and have since been copied by others, is a bit like [*] straddling a recliner.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: straddling
        Arg1: a recliner