Predicate: tinker

Roleset id: tinker.01 , to mess around, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

tinker.01: TINKER-V NOTES: No Vncls, No FN. Checked by Julia, 10/2010. (from tinker.01-v)


tinker (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: tinkerer, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity tinkered with

Example: tinker, tailor, soldier, spy

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        [Democrats asked in this week for discussions with President Bush]-1 have suggested ways of [*]-1 `` tinkering '' with the Packwood-Roth proposal ...

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: tinkering
        Arg1: with the Packwood-Roth proposal