Predicate: conserve

Roleset id: conserve.01 , to preserve, economize, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

conserve.01: CONSERVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'conserve' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from conserve.01-v predicate notes) CONSERVATION-N NOTES: (from conservation.01-n)


conservation (n.)
conserve (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 13.5.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity conserved (vnrole: 13.5.1-Theme)

Example: transitive

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

        In the past , [the socialist policies of the government]-1 strictly limited the size of new steel mills , petrochemical plants , car factories and other industrial concerns [*]-1 to conserve resources and restrict the profits [0] businessmen could make [*T*-1] .

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: conserve
        Arg1: resources