Roleset id: blame.01 , assign culpability, Source: , vncls: , framnet: blame.01: BLAME-V NOTES: The last example seems to leave aside the 'reason' argument, leadingme to believe that should be arg2. But it's pretty much a tossupeither way. (from blame.01-v) BLAME-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry blame.01, OntoNotes grouping blame-n senses 1& 2; maps to VN class judgement-33. Framed by Claire. (from blame.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: blamer (vnrole: 33-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: entity blamed (vnrole: 33-Theme)
Arg2-PRD: blame for what (vnrole: 33-Attribute)
Example: active, arg1 as DO
The company blamed a number of factors for the earnings decline, including softer sales of joint-implants.
Arg0: The company
Arg1: a number of factors
Arg2: for the earnings decline
ArgM: including softer sales of joint-implants
Example: passivized arg1
Uncertainty about the prospects for further action to curtail stock-index arbitrage, [a form]-1 of program trading blamed *trace*-1 for recent volatility in the market, also contributed to its lack of direction, Mr. Puccio said.
Arg2: for recent volatility in the market
Example: active, arg2 as DO
And some carriers are facing other unexpected headaches: USAir, for example, blamed some of its loss on merger expenses and on disruptions caused by Hurricane Hugo last month.
ArgM-DIS: for example
Arg2: some of its loss
Arg1: on disruptions caused by Hurricane Hugo last month
Example: passivized arg2
[Much of the instability in stock prices]-2 lately has been blamed *trace*-2 on arbitrage trading, designed to profit from differences in prices between stocks and index futures.
Arg1: on arbitrage trading, designed to profit from differences in prices between stocks and index futures
Example: deciding case?
Fina blamed lower chemical prices, reduced gasoline margins and refinery maintenance shutdowns.
Arg1: lower chemical prices , reduced gasoline margins and refinery maintenance shutdowns
Example: Arg 1 only
In an Oct. 10 editorial-page article , `` It 's the World Bank 'sTurn to Adjust , '' Paul Craig Roberts lays most of the blame forwhat ails developing countries at the doorstep of the World Bank.
Arg2: for what ails developing countries
Example: All arguments
His blame of John for stealing the data was totally unfounded.
Arg1: of John
Arg2: for stealing the data
Example: Another All Arguments
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Reporters are questioning the governor's blame of the scandal on a staff member.
Arg0: the governor's
Arg2: of the scandal
Arg1: on a staff member