Roleset id: conspire.01 , work together for nefarious purposes, Source: , vncls: , framnet: conspire.01: CONSPIRE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'conspired' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. Comparison with 'work'.True etymological tidbit: "conspire" comes from the Latin for "tobreathe together", since conspirators inevitably huddle together whenhatching their nefarious plans. Actually, I just really like the word "nefarious." (from conspire.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: conspirator (vnrole: 71-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: job, project (vnrole: 71-Theme)
Arg2-COM: co-conspirator (vnrole: 71-co-agent)
Example: conspire-v: conspirators merged
The company is the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into whether its officials and its utility subsidiaries conspired to cover up their accounting for spare parts to evade federal income taxes.
Arg0: its officials and its utility subsidiaries
Arg1: to cover up their accounting for spare parts to evade federal income taxes
Example: conspire-v: conspirators separated
The central charge against Judge Hastings is that he conspired with a Washington lawer to obtain a $150,000 bribe from defendants in a criminal case before the judge, in return for leniency.
Arg2: with a Washington lawyer
Arg1: to obtain a $150,000 bribe from defendants in a criminal case before the judge, in return for leniency