Roleset id: discontinue.01 , to stop doing or manufacturing, Source: , vncls: , framnet: discontinue.01: DISCONTINUE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'discontinue' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from discontinue.01-v predicate notes) DISCONTINUATION-N NOTES: Corresponds with discontinue.01. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from discontinuation.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: entity ending something, agent (vnrole: 55.2-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing discontinued (vnrole: 55.2-Theme)
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle
Troubled NBI Inc. said  it fired more than half its work force and is discontinuing its hardware business [*-1]to focus on its software and service operations .
Arg1: its hardware business
ArgM-PNC: [*-1] to focus on its software and service operations
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle
While [the discussions between Delmed and National Medical Care]-1 have been discontinued [*-1], Delmed will continue [*-2] to supply dialysis products through National Medical after their exclusive agreement ends in March 1990 , Delmed said  [*T*-3] .
Example: transitive with ArgM-LOC
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: passive,  form: participle
A Kentucky Fried Chicken spokesman , however , disputed the notion that the delivery service experienced problems in some markets where testing-1 has been discontinued [*-1] [*T*-2].
ArgM-RCL: where -> some markets
Example: Both args
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Bayer's discontinuation of hamster aspirin outraged the rodent-loving community.
Arg1: of hamster aspirin