Predicate: approach

Roleset id: approach.01 , move towards, movement towards something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

approach.01: APPROACH-V NOTES: Member of Vncls escape-51.1-1 and escape-51-1-1-2. (from approach.01-v)
       
        APPROACH-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb approach.01, OntoNotes grouping approach-n senses 1, 4, 5, 6 and 8; maps to VN class escape-51.1-2. Framed by Claire. (from approach.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
approach (v.)Arriving51.1-1
approach (n.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: entity in motion (vnrole: 51.1-1-theme)
        Arg2-LOC: destination (vnrole: 51.1-1-destination)

Example: more or less concrete

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Jim Unruh, Unisys's president, said he is approaching next year with caution.

        Arg1: he
        Rel: approaching
        Arg2: next year
        Argm-mnr: with caution

Example: somewhat metaphorical, 'coming to'

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        After coming close to a partial settlement a year ago, shareholders who filed civil suits against Ivan F. Boesky and the partnerships he once controlled again are approaching an accord, people familiar with the case said.

        Argm: After coming close to a partial settlement a year ago
        Arg1: shareholders who filed civil suits against Ivan F. Boesky and the partnerships he once controlled
        Argm-tmp: again
        Rel: approaching
        Arg2: an accord

Example: passive, with a proposition

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

        Earlier, American Medical said [it]-1 had been approached *trace*-1 again by two other possible suitors, whom it wouldn't identify but who had previously submitted bids for the company.

        Rel: approached
        Arg2: *trace*-1
        Argm-tmp: again
        Arg1: by two other possible suitors, whom it wouldn't identify but who had previously submitted bids for the company

Example: All arguments

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

        The aircraft's approach to the White House was illegally close.

        Arg1: The aircraft's
        Rel: approach
        Arg2: to the White House

Example: Arg 1 as "of" PP

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

        With the approach of spring, Mary began looking through seed catalogs.

        Rel: approach
        Arg1: of spring

Example: Arg 2 and DIR

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

        The climbers started on the south approach to the summit.

        Argm-dir: south
        Rel: approach
        Arg2: to the summit

Example: metaphorical approach

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

        In his final novel he makes his closest approach to greatness.

        Arg1: his
        Argm-mnr: closest
        Rel: approach
        Arg2: to greatness.

Example: MNR and arg1

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

        She rejected his romantic approaches.

        Arg1: his
        Argm-mnr: romantic
        Rel: approaches

Roleset id: approach.02 , treat, deal with, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

approach.02: APPROACH-V NOTES: Member of Vncls confront-98. (from approach.02-v)
       
        APPROACH-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry approach.02, OntoNotes grouping approach-n sense 3; maps to VN class confront-98. Framed by Claire. (from approach.02-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
approach (n.)
approach (v.)98

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: treater, dealer, agent (vnrole: 98-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing (vnrole: 98-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: attribute

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        ``We've approached this as a fundamental change the industry is going through,'' Mr. Unruh said.

        Arg0: We
        Rel: approached
        Arg1: this
        Arg2: as a fundamental change the industry is going through

Example: Args 0 & 1

        His approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons.

        Arg0: His
        Rel: approach
        Arg1: to every problem

Example: Arg 1 & MNR

        This book takes a unique approach to the era of European colonialism.

        Argm-mnr: unique
        Rel: approach
        Arg1: to the era of European colonialism.

Example: Args 1 & 2

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

        This approach to teaching as a distributed teaching/learning process is...

        Rel: approach
        Arg1: to teaching
        Arg2: as a distributed teaching/learning process


Predicate: approachable

Roleset id: approachable.03 , easy to approach, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

approachable.03: APPROACHABLE-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-6. Relates to both approach.01 and approach.02. (from approachable.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
approachable (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: approacher
        Arg1-PPT: entity that is easy to approach

Example: arg1

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

        I think he simply wanted to tell the world that this president is approachable and it is a type of performance art that he employed to demonstrate his common touch .

        Arg1: this president
        Rel: approachable