Predicate: unfortunate

Roleset id: unfortunate.01 , experiencing misfortune, bad luck, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

unfortunate.01: UNFORTUNATE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-4,5. Relation to 'fortunate.01'. (from unfortunate.01-j)


unfortunate (j.)


        'fortunate' includes an arg0 for the giver of luck. Such an argument is common with 'lucky', rare with 'fortune', and is even more strained with 'unfortunate'. If you see a clear example, something along the lines of 'broken mirrors are unfortunate', we can add the arg. (from unfortunate.01-j)
        Arg1-PPT: experiencer of misfortune
        Arg2-VSP: misfortune; unfortunate turn of events

Example: arg2 with CAU

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

        The second motion was unfortunate because it boxes you in on future applications , but I see why you did it .

        Arg2: The second motion
        Rel: unfortunate
        Argm-cau: because it boxes you in on future applications