Predicate: contract

Roleset id: contract.01 , get smaller, drawing together, shortening, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contract.01: CONTRACT-V NOTES: Member of VNcls other_cos-45.4. (from contract.01-v) CONTRACTING-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry contract.01, OntoNotes grouping contracting-n sense 2; maps to VN class other_cos-45.4. Framed by Claire. (from contracting.01-n) CONTRACTION-N NOTES: Based on frame for contract-v.01. Framed by Anwen March 2011 (from contraction.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
contraction (n.)
contracting (n.)
contract (v.)Expansion

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: thing getting smaller (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: all args

        John's pet sea anemone contracted dramatically, from the size of a dinner plate to the size of a fist.

        Arg1: John's pet sea anemoned
        Rel: contracted
        Arg2: dramatically
        Arg3: from the size of a dinner plate
        Arg4: to the size of a fist

Example: Arg 1 as "of" PP

        The expanding and contracting of your intestinal tract might cause some indigestion.

        Rel: contracting
        Arg1: of your intestinal tract

Example: Same syntax, different semantic domain

        The contracting of our profit margin has been occurring all year.

        Rel: contracting
        Arg1: of our profit margin

Example: Arg1

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

        How do you treat premature ventricular contractions?

        Argm-tmp: premature
        Arg1: ventricular
        Rel: contractions

Roleset id: contract.02 , enter into a contract, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contract.02: CONTRACT-V NOTES: Member of VNcls hire-13.5.3, settle-89. (from contract.02-v) CONTRACTING-N NOTES: Based on Ontonotes nouns. Comparison to contract.02. Contract.02 is a member of VN classes hire-13.5.3 and settle-89. Framed by Katie. (from contracting.03-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
contract (v.)
contracting (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of contract (vnrole: 13.5.3-agent, 89-agent)
        Arg1-PRP: reason, purpose (vnrole: 13.5.3-attribute, 89-goal)
        Arg2-PPT: contracted with (vnrole: 13.5.3-theme)

Example: sentential reason

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        But dry growing conditions in the Red River Valley of Minnesota and North Dakota are pushing spot prices of potatoes beyond what Michael contracted to pay last spring.

        Arg0: Michael
        Rel: contracted
        Arg1: to pay last spring

Example: with arg2

        John contracted with Mary for conjugal visitation rights.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: contracted
        Arg2: with Mary
        Arg1: for conjugal visitation rights

Example: arg 1 as thing contracted for

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

        contracting for the national resources with foreign companies

        Rel: contracting
        Arg1: for the national resources
        Arg2: with foreign companies

Example: arg 1 as job

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

        contracting of each subproject

        Rel: contracting
        Arg1: of each subproject

Roleset id: contract.04 , get, acquire (as of disease), come down with (as a disease), Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contract.04: CONTRACT-V NOTES: Cf. 'recover'. No VNcls. (from contract.04-v) CONTRACTING-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry contract.04, OntoNotes grouping contracting-n sense 2; no relevant mapping to VN. Framed by Claire. (from contracting.02-n) CONTRACTION-N NOTES: contract.04 (from contraction.02-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
contracting (n.)
contract (v.)
contraction (n.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: sick person, patient
        Arg2-PPT: disease
        Arg3-DIR: source of disease

Example: no source

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        ``There's no question that some of those workers and managers contracted asbestos-related diseases,'' said Darrell Phillips.

        Arg1: some of those workers and managers
        Rel: contracted
        Arg2: asbestos-related diseases

Example: poor John

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John contracted a nasty case of fleas from the neighborhood dogs.

        Arg1: John
        Rel: contracted
        Arg2: a nasty case of fleas
        Arg3: from the neighborhood dogs

Example: Args1 and 2

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

        The knight's contracting of syphilis occurred on the night of May 12, 1510.

        Arg1: knight's
        Rel: contracting
        Arg2: of syphillis

Example: All arguments

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

        At this time, the only known Human subject to be incompatible with Flood Infection Forms is Sergeant Avery J. Johnson due to his supposed contracting of Boren's Syndrome from the residual radiation of a crate full of Plasma Grenades.

        Arg1: his
        Argm-adj: supposed
        Rel: contracting
        Arg2: of Boren's Syndrome
        Arg3: from the residual radiation of a crate full of Plasma Grenades

Example: awkward

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

        Jenny's contraction of Legionnaire's Disease really messed up her water polo schedule.

        Arg1: Jenny's
        Rel: contraction
        Arg2: of Legionnaire's Disease


Predicate: contract_out

Roleset id: contract_out.03 , variation on sense two above, enter into a contract with an outside party, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contract_out.03: CONTRACT_OUT-V NOTES: See Vncls Hire-13.5.3, but verb particle construction has no VN entry. (from contract.03-v) CONTRACTING_OUT-N NOTES: Based on ontonotes nouns. Comparison to contract.03. No VN class. Framed by Katie. (from contracting.04-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
contracting_out (n.)
contract_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of contract
        Arg1-PPT: reason, purpose
        Arg2-COM: contract out with/to whom?

Example: NP reason

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: gerund

        By moving the design of new products in-house -- instead of *trace*-1 contracting out the work -- [the company]-1 also has been able to come up with designs that can be manufactured more efficiently, he said.

        Arg0: *trace*-1
        Rel: [ contracting] [ out]
        Arg1: the work

Example: With Benefactive

        [Costa Rican bananas]-2 had been contracted *-2 out early to large corporations.

        Rel: [contracted][out]
        Arg1: *-2
        Argm-tmp: early
        Arg2: to large corporations

Example: the company initiates the contractual work, so arg 0

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

        The contracting out of work by the company

        Rel: [contracting] [out[
        Arg1: of work
        Arg0: by the company