Predicate: aid

Roleset id: aid.01 , help, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

aid.01: AID-V NOTES: frames created by Olga. Member of Vncls help-72-1. (from aid.01-v) AID-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry aid.01, OntoNotes grouping aid-n senses 1,2,& 3; maps to VN class help-72-1. Framed by Claire. (from aid.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
aid (v.)Assistance
aid (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: helper (vnrole: 72-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: project (vnrole: 72-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactor (vnrole: 72-1-Beneficiary)

Example: with Arg2

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

        The Fed chairman 's caution was apparent again on the Monday morning after the market 's plunge , when the central bank took only modest steps [0] [*T*-2]to aid the markets [*T*-1] .

        Argm-slc: [0] -> the central bank
        Arg0: [*T*-2] (= [0])
        Rel: aid
        Arg2: the markets

Example: with Arg1 and Arg2

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

        Though Spain has an excess of banks , analysts say the country still has one of the most profitable markets in Europe , which [*T*-1] will aid Banco Exterior with the tough tasks it faces ahead .

        Argm-slc: which -> one of the most profitable market in Europe
        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= which)
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: aid
        Arg2: Banco Exterior
        Arg1: with the tough tasks it faces ahead

Example: with a prepositional Arg1

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

        The House , meanwhile , approved $ 2.85 billion [*U*] [0][*T*-1] to aid in the recovery from the temblor and from Hurricane Hugo as state legislators moved toward a temporary sales-tax increase .

        Arg0: [*T*-1] (= [0])
        Argm-slc: [0] -> $ 2.85 billion [*U*]
        Rel: aid
        Arg1: in the recovery from the temblor and from Hurricane Hugo

Example: passive

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

        Salomon posted an unexpectedly big gain in quarterly earnings , [*-1] aided [*-2]by its securities trading and investment banking activities .

        Rel: aided
        Arg1: [*-2] -> [*-1] - > an unexpectedly big gain in quarterly earnings
        Arg0: by its securities trading and investment banking activities

Example: simple transitive

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

        An increase in production at some major oil fields in the North Sea , which had been knocked out by an explosion in July 1988 , also aided results .

        Arg0: An increase in production at some major oil fields in the North Sea , which had been knocked out by an explosion in July 1988
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: aided
        Arg1: results

Example: NP only, arg 1

        greater economic aid and technological know-how to flow from Westto East

        Argm-ext: greater
        Arg1: economic
        Rel: aid

Example: NP only, args 0 & 2

        Soviet aid to Kabul

        Arg0: Soviet
        Rel: aid
        Arg2: to Kabul

Example: Arg 0 as "of" PP

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

        Our garden desperately needs the aid of a knowledgeable horticulturist.

        Rel: aid
        Arg0: of a knowledgeable horticulturist.

Example: Arg 1 only

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

        John's father wears a hearing aid.

        Arg1: hearing
        Rel: aid

Example: Args 0 and 2

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

        Foreign aid to that region increased by twenty million dollars this year.

        Arg0: Foreign
        Rel: aid
        Arg2: to that region

Example: Arg 2 and MNR

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

        The U.N. is threatening to cut off financial aid to that nation but not medical aid.

        Argm-mnr: financial
        Rel: aid
        Arg2: to that nation