Predicate: stymie

Roleset id: stymie.01 , block someone's actions, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

stymie.01: STYMIE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. No VNcls. (from stymie.01-v)


stymie (v.)Thwarting


        Arg0-PAG: blocker, agent
        Arg1-PPT: stymied entity/action

Example: active

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        But while U.S. interest may be big and growing, the difficulties that-1 [*T*-1] have stymied deals in the past show no sign of abating.

        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= that)
        Argm-slc: that -> the difficulties
        Rel: stymied
        Arg1: deals
        Argm-tmp: in the past

Example: passive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Knowledgeable employees said [the project]-1 had been stymied [*-1]somewhat by ``the difficulty of designing'' the jackets.

        Rel: stymied
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Argm-ext: somewhat
        Arg0: by the difficulty of designing the jackets