Roleset id: continue.01 , aspectual, continuing of a process; aspectual, Source: , vncls: , framnet:
continue.01: CONTINUE-V NOTES: Based on survey of initial sentences from big corpus, with comparison to 'keep'. Member of VNcls continue-55.3, sustain-55.6. (from continue.01-v) CONTINUATION-N NOTES: (from continuation.01-n)
Arg1 may require concatenation in aspectual usages. (from continue.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: causer of continuation (vnrole: 55.3-agent, 55.6-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing continuing (vnrole: 55.3-theme, 55.6-theme, 55.3-theme, 55.6-theme)
Example: agent and event
Investors-1 continue *trace*-1 to pour cash into money funds.
Arg1: *trace* to pour cash into money funds
A Lorillard spokeswoman continued "This is an old story."
Arg0: A Lorillard spokeswoman
Arg1: "This is an old story."
[Kent cigarettes were sold]-1, the company continued *Trace*-1
Arg0: the company
[What matters is what advertisers will pay]-1, continued *Trace*-1 Newsweek's chairman
Arg0: Newsweek's chairman
["What you have to understand," continued John *trace*-1, "is that Philly literally stinks."]-1
Example: with listener
John continued to Mary: "you're an idiot."
Arg2: to Mary
Arg1: "you're an idiot."
"Well that's odd," continued John about the disappearance of his nose.
Arg1: "Well that's odd,"
Arg3: about the disappearance of his nose.