Roleset id: dilute.01 , water down, make weaker, Source: , vncls: , framnet: dilute.01: DILUTE-V NOTES: There's some financial usage of "fully diluted stocks" which I don'tunderstand, but which is clearly adjectival and thus can be ignored. (from dilute.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing weakening (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
Arg3-DIR: start point
Arg4-GOL: end point
Arg5-MNR: instrument (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)
Example: just transitive
Mr. Hahn said Georgia-Pacific has accounted in its strategy for a ``significant downturn'' in the pulp and paper industry, an event that he said *trace* would temporarily dilute earnings.
Argm-rcl: that -> an event
Example: with extent
William O. McCoy, president of the company's BellSouth Enterprises Inc. unit, said the revised agreement with LIN would dilute BellSouth earnings by about 9% in both 1990 and 1991.
Arg0: the revised agreement with LIN
Arg1: BellSouth earnings
Arg2: by about 9%
Argm-tmp: in both 1990 and 1991
Example: with instrument
John diluted the perfectly aged Bordeaux with Mad Dog.
Arg1: the perfectly aged Bordeaux
Arg5: with Mad Dog