Predicate: acknowledge

Roleset id: acknowledge.01 , admit, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

acknowledge.01: ACKNOWLEDGE-V NOTES: Based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Member of Vncls consider-29.9-1, confess-37.10. Comparison with 'claim'. (from acknowledge.01-v) ACKNOWLEDGMENT-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry acknowledge.01, OntoNotes grouping acknowledgment-n senses 3,4, 6; maps to VN classes consider-29.9-1, confess-37.10. Framed by Claire. (from acknowledgment.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
acknowledge (v.)Statement
acknowledgment (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: admitter, claimer, speaker (vnrole: 37.10-Agent, 29.9-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: proposition, claim, utterance (vnrole: 37.10-Topic, 29.9-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.10-Recipient)
        Arg3-PRD: secondary predication, attribute of arg 1 acknowledged (vnrole: 29.9-1-Attribute)

Example: acknowledge a sentence

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        [Control Data's semiconductor business, VTC Inc., continues to lose money]-1, the executives acknowledged *trace*-1, but they said they consider some of the technology vital to national defense and so are reluctant to dispose of it.

        Arg0: the executives
        Rel: acknowledged
        Arg1: *trace*-1

Example: acknowledge an NP

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        *trace*-1 Apparently acknowledging weaker U.S. sales systemwide, [McDonald's]-1 vowed ``to use our size and muscle to do all that is necessary to build the brand.''

        Argm-adv: Apparently
        Arg0: *trace*-1 (= McDonald's)
        Rel: acknowledging
        Arg: weaker U.S. sales systemwide

Example: with hearer

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John acknowledged to Mary that he was an idiot.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: acknowledged
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: that he was an idiot

Example: with attributive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John acknowledged Mary as his illegitimate child--a claim she denied vigorously, on the grounds that she's older than he is.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: acknowledged
        Arg1: Mary
        Arg3: as his illegitimate child

Example: NP only, args 0 & 1

        the U.S. government 's first acknowledgment of what other groups, such as the International Monetary Fund , have been predictingfor months

        Arg0: the U.S. government 's
        Argm-tmp: first
        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg1: of what other groups , such as the International Monetary Fund , have been predicting for months

Example: Arg 1 as "for PP"

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

        The sales team was sent on a week-long cruise in acknowledgment for their outstanding performance this quarter.

        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg1: for their outstanding performance this quarter

Example: Args 0 and 1

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

        John received an acknowledgment from the university that they had received his application.

        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg0: from the university
        Arg1: that they had received his application

Example: Args 0, 1 and modifiers

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

        I have received no written acknowledgment from the company that they received either my email message or my written letter.

        Argm-neg: no
        Argm-mnr: written
        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg0: from the company
        Arg1: that they received either my email message or my written letter.

Example: Possessive pronoun as arg0

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

        The first step in treatment is the patient's acknowledgment that there is a problem.

        Arg0: the patient's
        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg1: that there is a problem

Example: Arg 1 as "of" PP

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

        There was no acknowledgment of the fact that he had cheated repeatedly on exams.

        Argm-neg: no
        Rel: acknowledgment
        Arg1: of the fact that he had cheated repeatedly on exams