Roleset id: acquire.01 , get, acquire, Source: , vncls: , framnet: acquire.01: ACQUIRE-V NOTES: Based on big corpus, comparison with 'gain' and 'buy'. Member of Vncls obtain-13.5.2-1. (from acquire.01-v) ACQUISITION-N NOTES: Roleset based on instances in nouns-lv task and acquire.01 roleset. Associated verb is member of Vncls obtain-13.5.2-1. (from acquisition.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: agent, entity acquiring something (vnrole: 13.5.2-1-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing acquired (vnrole: 13.5.2-1-Theme)
Arg2-DIR: seller (vnrole: 13.5.2-1-Source)
Arg3-VSP: price paid
New England Electric will acquire PS of New Hampshire.
Arg0: New England Electric
Arg1: PS of New Hampshire.
Its Moleculon affiliate acquired Kalipharma Inc for $23 million.
Arg0: Its Moleculon affiliate
Arg1: Kalipharma Inc
Arg3: for $23 million.
Example: Args 0, 1, 2, 3
The firm advises on the details of their acquisition of TPF's almond assets for $160 million from the Receivers and Managers group.
Arg1: of TPF's almond assets
Arg3: for $160 million
Arg2: from the Receivers and Managers group
Example: Args 0, 1, 4
Not that I commend what he did; for he, perhaps, by his acquisition of money for Sparta, injured her more than Sulla injured Rome.
Arg1: of money
Arg3: for Sparta