abandon.01: ABANDON-V NOTES: Verbnet class leave-51.2, other framed members include leave. Comparison with 'leave'. (from abandon.01-v)
Arg0-PPT: abandoner (vnrole: 51.2-theme)
Arg1-DIR: thing abandoned, left behind
Arg2-PRD: attribute of arg1
Example: typical transitive
And they believe the Big Board, under Mr. Phelan, has abandoned their interest.
Arg0: the Big Board
Argm: under Mr. Phelan
Arg1: their interest
Example: with attribute
John abandoned his pursuit of an Olympic gold medal as a waste of time.
Arg1: his pursuit of an Olympic gold medal
Arg2: as a waste of time.
One Colombian drug boss, upon hearing in 1987 that Gen. Noriega was negotiating with the U.S. [*] to abandon his command for a comfortable exile, sent him a hand-sized mahogany coffin engraved with his name.
Arg0: [*] -> Gen. Noriega
Arg1: his command
Arg2: for a comfortable exile
Once he had abandoned himself to the very worst, once he had quieted all the dragons of worry and suspense, there would n't be very much for Mae to do.
Arg2: to the very worst