Roleset id: amount.01 , sums to, Source: , vncls: , framnet: amount.01: AMOUNT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'amount' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No verbnet entry. Comparison with 'total'. (from amount.01-v predicate notes)
Arg1-PPT: thing(s) being counted
Arg2-PRD: count, total
Example: add it up
Big Board volume amounted to 154,240,000 shares, down from 176.1 million Tuesday.
Arg1: Big Board volume
Arg2-to: to 154,240,000 shares , down from 176.1 million Tuesday
Roleset id: amount.02 , is equivalent to, Source: , vncls: , framnet: amount.02: AMOUNT-V NOTES: Really the second roleset id="amount.02" is just a metaphorical extension of thefirst, but the distinction is pretty clear. (from amount.02-v)
Arg2-PRD: ground, introduced by 'to'
Example: separate but not equal
But in 1986, program traders received [what]-1 *trace*-1 amounted to an exemption from the uptick rule in certain situations, to make it easier to link the stock and futures markets.
Arg2: to an exemption from the uptick rule in certain situations