Predicate: contrast

Roleset id: contrast.01 , point out differences, measure of difference, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

contrast.01: CONTRAST-V NOTES: Member of Vncls amalgamate-22.2-2-1. (from contrast.01-v) CONTRAST-N NOTES: Updated by Julia. Member of Vncls amalgamate-22.2-2-1. (from contrast.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
contrast (n.)
contrast (v.)

Roles:

        watch out for instances where contrast appears in a PP with no preposition-- don't annotate these. (from contrast.01-v)
        lots of instances don't take any args-- see examples! (from contrast.01-n)

        Arg0-PAG: entity making comparison (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first item in comparison (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: second item in comparison, usually prepositional (vnrole: 22.2-2-1-co-patient)

Example: arg 1 should be a trace in these instances; otherwise, .ER

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

        [Its loss of $77.7 million, or $1.86 a share]-1, contrasted *trace*-1 with net of $68.5 million, or $1.58a share, in the 1988 third quarter.

        Rel: contrasted
        Arg1: *trace*-1: [Its loss of $77.7 million, or $1.86 a share]
        Arg2: with net of $68.5 million, or $1.58 a share, in the 1988 third quarter

Example: arg1 as subject

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        This contrasts with the year-ago quarter, when the company had net income of $11.7 million, or 45 cents a share, on revenue of $75.7 million.

        Arg1: This
        Rel: contrasts
        Arg2: with the year-ago quarter, when the company had net income of $11.7 million, or 45 cents a share, on revenue of $75.7 million

Example: all args

        John contrasted his ideas with the professor's argument.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: contrasted
        Arg1: his ideas
        Arg2: with the professor's argument

Example: just arg2

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

        in stark contrast to Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al - Shara who was pulling for a complete cut in diplomatic relations between Israel and the two Arab states that happen .

        Argm-adj: stark
        Rel: contrast
        Arg2: to Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara, who was pulling for a complete cut in diplomatic relations.... (etc)

Example: arg1 as all things contrasted

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

        a contrast in styles

        Rel: contrast
        Arg1: in styles

Example: arg 1 as all things contrasted, and weird LOC

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

        an extremely sharp contrast between the two countries of China and the US on the issue of tipping

        Argm-adj: extremely sharp
        Rel: contrast
        Arg1: between the two countries of China and the US
        Argm-loc: on the issue of tipping

Example: all args

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

        his contrast of truly oral experiential sayings with the conceptual and schematic statements about the just and the wicked

        Arg0: his
        Rel: contrast
        Arg1: of the truly oral experiential sayings
        Arg2: with the conceptual and schematic statements about the just and the wicked

Example: No args because of span! Watch out for these-- there're lots of 'em.

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

        By contrast , rentals in the best retail locations in Boston , San Francisco and Chicago rarely top $ 100 a square foot .

        Rel: contrast