Roleset id: alternate.01 , switch between two possibilities, Source: , vncls: , framnet: alternate.01: ALTERNATE-V NOTES: Based on WSJ. VN updated by Julia. Member of VNcls amalgamate-22.2-2-1, correlate-86.1. (from alternate.01-v) ALTERNATION-N NOTES: (from alternation.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: causer of switch (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Agent, 86.1-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: first or all things switching (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Patient, 86.1-Theme)
Arg2-PPT: secondary possibilities (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-co-patient, 86.1-co-theme)
Example: agentive, merged possibilities
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle
[The two leaders]-1 will meet on Dec. 2 and 3, *trace*-1 alternating the two days of meetings between a U.S. and a Soviet naval vessel in the Mediterranean Sea.
Arg1: the two days of meetings
Arg2: between a U.S. and a Soviet naval vessel in the Mediterranean Sea
Example: this isn't even a verb!
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund
``Communism will reach its final stage of development in a feckless Russo -- corporation-socialist in form, nationalistic in content and Oriental in style -- that will puzzle the world with alternating feats of realism and recklessness...''
Arg1: feats of realism and recklessness
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
The Strongyloides life cycle is more complex than that of most nematodes with its alternation between free-living and parasitic cycles, and its potential for autoinfection and mulitplication within the host.
Arg1: between free-living and parasitic life cycles