Roleset id: discourage.01 , to deprive of confidence, induce inaction, Source: , vncls: , framnet: discourage.01: DISCOURAGE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'discourage' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from discourage.01-v predicate notes)
Args 1& 2 map to what is treated as a single argument in VN. Wonder who's right? Only the TreeBankers know...or it's inconsistent. (from discourage.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: entity removing confidence, agent (vnrole: 67-Agent, 77-Agent, 31.1-Stimulus)
Arg1-PPT: entity discouraged (vnrole: 67-Theme, 77-Theme, 31.1-Experiencer)
Arg2-PPT: discouraged from (vnrole: 77-Theme, 67-Theme)
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
With the stock market wobbly and [dollar buyers]-2 discouraged [*-2]by signs of U.S. economic weakness and the recent decline in U.S. interest rates that [*T*-1] has diminished the attractiveness of dollar-denominated investments , traders say  the dollar is still in a precarious position .
Arg0: by signs of U.S. economic weakness and the recent decline in U.S. interest rates that [*T*-1] has diminished the attractiveness of dollar-denominated investments
Example: arbitrary subject
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive
As followers of the debate over a capital-gains tax cut know [*?*] , there is much talk in Congress and indeed all over Washington about the need [*]to `` encourage '' long-term investment and discourage the financial sector 's presumed obsession with the short term .
Arg1: the financial sector 's presumed obsession with the short term
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Administration pressure discourages any effort [*] to add to total funding , and the Senate changes are expected [*-1]to be largely technical -- [*-3] dealing with highway aid and lifting the ceiling on total Small Business Administration loans to $ 1.8 billion [*U*] [*-2] to accommodate the increased activity expected [*] .
Arg0: Administration pressure
Arg1: any effort [*] to add to total funding
Example: all arguments
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
They discourage prosecutors , under certain circumstances , from [*-1] seeking court orders seizing the assets of racketeering defendants prior to trial .
Argm-adv: under certain circumstances
Arg2: from [*-1] seeking court orders seizing the assets of racketeering defendants prior to trial