Predicate: assemble

Roleset id: assemble.01 , build, creation, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

assemble.01: ASSEMBLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'assemble' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet class build-26.1. (from assemble.01-v) ASSEMBLY-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry assemble.01, OntoNotes grouping assembly-n sense 3; maps to VN class build-26.1. Framed by Claire. (from assembly.01-n)


assemble (v.)Creating Building
assembly (n.)


        Might be hard to get both start and end state in a single example.But who knows? (from assemble.01-v)
        Don't really know why end state is arg4, but it's like this with other "build" verbs so... (from assembly.01-n)

        Arg0-PAG: builder (vnrole: 26.1-agent)
        Arg1-PRD: construction (vnrole: 26.1-product)
        Arg2-VSP: material, start state (vnrole: 26.1-material)
        Arg4-PRD: end state (vnrole: 26.1-product)

Example: basic frame, no start/end states

        [The Dearborn, Mich., auto maker]-1 ran a loss of $37 million on *trace*-1 assembling and marketing cars in the U.S.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: assembling
        Arg1: cars
        Argm-loc: in the U.S.

Example: with start state

        John assembles miniature ships out of toothpicks.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: assembles
        Arg1: miniature ships
        Arg2: out of toothpicks

Example: Arg 1 only

        The assembly of the new bicycle took all day.

        Rel: assembly
        Arg1: of the new bicycle

Example: Args 0, 1, 4

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

        John's assembly of a pink huffy from a kit into a mountain-biking machine shocked Mary.

        Arg0: John's
        Rel: assembly
        Arg1: of a pink huffy
        Arg2: from a kit
        Arg4: into a mountain-biking machine

Roleset id: assemble.02 , group, grouping together, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

assemble.02: ASSEMBLE-V NOTES: VerbNet class herd-47.5.2. (from assemble.02-v) ASSEMBLY-N NOTES: Roleset based on assemble.02, OntoNotes grouping assembly-n sense 2; maps to VN class herd-47.5.2. Framed by Claire. (from assembly.02-n)


assembly (n.)
assemble (v.)Gathering_up Congregating


        That could go either way; avoid using Arg2 unless both Arg1 and Arg2are explicit. (from assemble.02-v)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity causing some grouping (vnrole: 47.5.2-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: theme, thing being included in some group (vnrole: 47.5.2-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: group

Example: no group

        Commodore has assembled an experienced management team.

        Arg0: Commodore
        Rel: assembled
        Arg1: an experienced management team

Example: both theme and group

        John assembled his dirty socks into a formidable (and smelly) pile.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: assembled
        Arg1: his dirty socks
        Arg2: into a formidable (and smelly) pile

Example: Arg 1 & LOC

        We called for the assembly of all disgruntled citizens at the town square.

        Rel: assembly
        Arg1: of all disgruntled citizens
        Argm-loc: at the town square

Example: Args 1 & 2

        The assembly of the different governing bodies into one major department was his finest achievement as governor.

        Rel: assembly
        Arg1: of different governing bodies
        Arg2: into one major department

Example: All arguments

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

        It required days to transform his assembly of casual auxiliaries into a semblance of the efficient righting force he had professed to lead.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: assembly
        Arg1: of casual auxiliaries
        Arg2: into a semblance of the efficient righting force he had professed to lead.