Predicate: delegate

Roleset id: delegate.01 , delegate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

delegate.01: DELEGATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'delegate' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from delegate.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
delegate (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: delegator
        Arg1-PPT: thing given out (ie authority)
        Arg2-GOL: to whom

Example: intransitive

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

        While Mr. Roman is a workaholic detailsman, Mr. Phillips would rather delegate, leaving him time for his interests outside the office.

        Argm-adv: While Mr. Roman is a workaholic detailsman
        Arg0: Mr. Phillips
        Argm-mod: would
        Argm-adv: rather
        Rel: delegate
        Argm-adv: leaving him time for his interests outside the office

Example: transitive

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

        Mark Johnson, the producer of ``Rainman,'' chimes in: ``He-1 has a great ability *trace*-1 to hire terrific people and delegate authority...

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: delegate
        Arg1: authority

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        But [Mr. Phillips]-1 recently freed himself up to spend more time with clients by *trace*-1 delegating much of his administrative work to a deputy.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: delegating
        Arg1: much of his administrative work
        Arg2: to a deputy