Commentary: NP1[agent] FORECAST NP2
NOTE: Implies a probable event based on data, not something inevitable.
The hurricane was forecast to hit Florida by nightfall.
The government is forecasting an economic upturn, based on these data.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[topic] FORECAST NP2
NOTE: Suggests the event is inevitable, predestined to occur.
The cards forecast death to Carmen in the second act of the opera.
Pre-election polls in El Salvador consistently forecasted a Handal defeat.
Price increases forecast inflation.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3