Predicate: announce

Roleset id: announce.01 , say for all to hear, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

announce.01: ANNOUNCE-V NOTES: Based on Big Corpus, comparison to 'say'. Member of Vncls reflexive_appearance-48.1.2, say-37.7-1 (from announce.01-v) ANNOUNCEMENT-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb announce.01, OntoNotes grouping announcement-n senses 1& 2; Maps to VN classes reflexive_appearance-48.1.2 and say-37.7-1. (from announcement.01-n)


announce (v.)Omen Statement
announcement (n.)
make_announcement (l.)


        Arg0-PAG: announcer (vnrole: 37.7-1-Agent, 48.1.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: utterance (vnrole: 37.7-1-Topic, 48.1.2-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: hearer (vnrole: 37.7-1-Recipient, 48.1.2-Recipient)
        Arg3-VSP: attribute of arg1

Example: transitive

        A Lorillard spokeswoman announced "This is an old story."

        Arg0: A Lorillard spokeswoman
        Rel: announced
        Arg1: "This is an old story."

Example: fronted

        [Kent cigarettes were sold]-1, the company announced *Trace*-1

        Arg0: the company
        Rel: announced
        Arg1: *Trace*

Example: Inverted

        What matters is what advertisers will pay, announced *T* Newsweek's chairman

        Rel: announced
        Arg1: *T*
        Arg0: Newsweek's chairman

Example: split (theoretically possible, but odd)

        ["What you have to understand," announced John *trace*-1, "is that Philly stinks."]-1

        Rel: announced
        Arg0: John
        Arg1: *trace*-1 (= "What you have to understand," announced John *trace*-1, "is that Philly literally stinks."

Example: with listener

        John announced to Mary: "you're an idiot."

        Arg0: John
        Rel: announced
        Arg2-2: to Mary
        Arg1: "you're an idiot."

Example: weird, attributive usage: (theoretically possible, but odd)

        "Well that's odd," announced John of the disappearance of his nose.

        Arg1: "Well that's odd,"
        Rel: announced
        Arg0: John
        Arg3-of: of the disappearance of his nose.

Example: split utterance

        John-1 was announced *trace*-1 to be an idiot.

        Rel: announced
        Arg1: [John-1] [*trace*-1 to be an idiot]

Example: Fragment, args 0 & 1

        a vitriolic U.S. response to Sony Corp. 's announcement of itspurchase of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc.

        Arg0: Sony Corp. 's
        Rel: announcement
        Arg1: of its purchase of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Example: NP only, Args 0 & 1

        his withdrawal announcement

        Arg0: his
        Arg1: withdrawal
        Rel: announcement

Example: Arg 1 only

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

        Announcements of local births, deaths and weddings can be found in the daily newspaper.

        Rel: Announcements
        Arg1: of births, deats, and weddings

Example: All arguments, referring to babies

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

        Doing your best to keep him or her occupied and busy in your lap is the most effective way to minimize his or her announcement of discomfort to everyone.

        Arg0: his or her
        Rel: announcement
        Arg1: of discomfort
        Arg2: to everyone