Predicate: buy

Roleset id: buy.01 , purchase, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy.01: BUY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'buy' based on first sentences in large corpus (from buy.01-v predicate notes) BUYING-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry buy.01; corresponds to VN Class get-13.5.1. Framed by Claire. (from buying.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buying (n.)
buy (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: buyer (vnrole: 13.5.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing bought (vnrole: 13.5.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: seller (vnrole: 13.5.1-source)
        Arg3-VSP: price paid (vnrole: 13.5.1-asset)
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive (vnrole: 13.5.1-beneficiary)

Example: buy-v: Intransitive!

        Consumers who buy at this level are more educated than they were.

        Arg0: Consumers
        Rel: buy
        Argm-mnr: at this level

Example: buy-v: Basic transitive:

        They bought $2.4 billion in Fannie Mae bonds

        Arg0: They
        Rel: bought
        Arg1: $2.4 billion in Fannie Mae bonds

Example: buy-v: With price (often subtle):

        The holder buys $1000 principal amount of debentures at par.

        Arg0: The holder
        Rel: buys
        Arg1: $1000 principal amount
        Arg3: of debentures at par

Example: buy-v: With price (often subtle):

        TV stations bought "Cosby" reruns for record prices.

        Arg0: TV stations
        Rel: bought
        Arg1: "Cosby" reruns
        Arg3: for record prices

Example: buy-v: With seller:

        The company bought a wheel-loader from Dresser.

        Arg0: The company
        Rel: bought
        Arg1: a wheel-loader
        Arg2: from Dresser

Example: buy-v: With benefactive:

        John bought his mother a dozen roses

        Arg0: John
        Rel: bought
        Arg4: his mother
        Arg1: a dozen roses

Example: buy-v: With benefactive:

        John bought a dozen roses for his mother

        Arg0: John
        Rel: bought
        Arg1: a dozen roses
        Arg4: for his mother

Example: buy-v: With purpose clause:

        The company bought sugar on the world market to meet export commitments

        Arg0: The company
        Rel: bought
        Arg1: sugar
        Argm-loc: on the world market
        Argm-pnc: to meet export commitments

Example: buy-v: In a compound:

        lower interest rates has spurred dollar buying by Japanese institutions.

        Arg1: dollar
        Rel: buying
        Arg0: by Japanese institutions

Example: buy-v: with direction

        Some companies have used cash to buy back some of their shares

        Arg0: Some companies
        Rel: to buy
        Argm-dir: back
        Arg1: some of their shares

Example: buy-v: With benefactive

        I distinctly remember her buying bunches of daisies for herself every now and then.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: buying
        Arg1: bunches of daisies
        Arg4: for herself
        Argm-tmp: every now and then

Example: buying-n: Arg 1 only

        Even the minority of them who must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission as `` investment advisers '' -- people who are in the business of counseling others on the buying and selling of securities specifically -- have been enough to swamp the agency 's capacity .

        Rel: buying
        Arg1: of securities
        Argm-adj: specifically

Example: buying-n: Args 0, 1, 2

        The Americans are losing their jobs at a faster rate than Canada which will impact their buying of goods and services from Canada as well.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: buying
        Arg1: of goods and services
        Arg2: from Canada

Example: buying-n: With price

        The biggest acquisition in decades ?the buying of BSkyB for 12.000 million dollars- ...

        Rel: buying
        Arg1: of BskyB
        Arg3: for 12.000 million dollars

Roleset id: buy.05 , accept as truth, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy.05: BUY-V, BUY-N NOTES: Added by Julia for AMR.

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buy (v.)
buying (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: believer
        Arg1-PPT: thing believed

Example: buy-v

        The Agency tried to convince everyone you were dead, but I didn't buy it.

        Arg0: I
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: buy
        Arg1: it


Predicate: buy_up

Roleset id: buy_up.02 , purchase extensively, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy_up.02: BUY_UP-V NOTES: (from buy.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buy_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: buyer (vnrole: 13.5.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing bought (vnrole: 13.5.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: seller (vnrole: 13.5.1-source)
        Arg3-VSP: price paid (vnrole: 13.5.1-asset)
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive (vnrole: 13.5.1-beneficiary)

Example: buy_up-v: with purpose clause:

        The company bought up sugar on the world market to meet export commitments

        Arg0: The company
        Rel: [bought] [up]
        Arg1: sugar
        Argm-loc: on the world market
        Argm-pnc: to meet export commitments


Predicate: buy_out

Roleset id: buy_out.03 , purchase completely, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy_out.03: BUY_OUT-V NOTES: (from buy.03-v) BUYOUT-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry buy.03 (buy out). Corresponds to VN class 13.5.1. (from buyout.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buy_out (v.)
buyout (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: buyer (vnrole: 13.5.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing bought (vnrole: 13.5.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: seller (vnrole: 13.5.1-source)
        Arg3-VSP: price paid (vnrole: 13.5.1-asset)
        Arg4-GOL: benefactive (vnrole: 13.5.1-beneficiary)

Example: buy_out-v: Basic transitive

        They bought out $2.4 billion in Fannie Mae bonds

        Arg0: They
        Rel: [bought] [out]
        Arg1: $2.4 billion in Fannie Mae bonds

Example: buy_out-v: Basic transitive

        -- Prevent companies that-1 *T*-1 have made leveraged buy - outs from getting federal tax refunds resulting from losses caused by interest payments on debt issued to finance the buy - outs , effective Aug. 2 , 1989 .

        Argm-slc: that-1 *--> companies
        Arg0: *T*-1
        Argm-lvb: made
        Argm-adj: leveraged
        Rel: [buy][outs]


Predicate: buy_into

Roleset id: buy_into.04 , subscribe to an idea/fad, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy_into.04: BUY_INTO-V NOTES: Added by Julia

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buy_into (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: entity buying in
        Arg1-PPT: idea/fad

Example: buy_into-v

        We've bought into the idea that education is about training and “success”, defined monetarily, rather than learning to think critically and to challenge.

        Arg0: We
        Rel: [bought][into]
        Arg1: the idea that education is about training and “success”, defined monetarily
        Argm-adv: rather than learning to think critically and to challenge


Predicate: buy_off

Roleset id: buy_off.06 , tranfer money to someone in exchange for a favor, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

buy_off.06: BUY_OFF-V, BUYING_OFF-N NOTES: Added by Julia for AMR.

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
buy_off (v.)
buy_off (n.)
buying_off (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: briber
        Arg1-PPT: entity bribed
        Arg1-PPT: payment

Example: buy-v

        They finally bought him off for twenty dollars, and after waiting two days succeeded in getting the duplicates of their land.

        Arg0: They
        Argm-tmp: finally
        Rel: [bought][off]
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: for twenty dollars

Example: buying_off-n

        Their ability to operate freely may be the result of their buying off corrupt officials and using graft, extortion, intimidation, and murder to maintain their operations.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: [buying[off]
        Arg1: corrupt officials