Predicate: advocate

Roleset id: advocate.01 , suggest, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

advocate.01: ADVOCATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'advocate' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Both of them. No verbnet entry. Comparison with 'suggest'. (from advocate.01-v predicate notes)


advocate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: advocate, suggest
        Arg1-PPT: suggestion
        Arg2-GOL: recipient of advice

Example: unstated recipient

        Mr. Icahn advocates the sale of the company's steel operations, and Mr. Corry doesn't necessarily disagree.

        Arg0: Mr. Icahn
        Rel: advocates
        Arg1: the sale of the company 's steel operations

Example: with recipient

        John advocated to Mary that she burn her underwear.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: advocated
        Arg2: to Mary
        Arg1: she burn her underwear

Example: all args-- further evidence that they all exist

        person: third,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Further when the Mi'kmaq people faced starvation the settlers provided food for them and also advocated for them to the government.

        Argm-dis: Further
        Argm-tmp: when the Mi'kmaq people faced starvation
        Arg0: the settlers
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: advocated
        Arg1: for them
        Arg2: to the government