Predicate: earmark

Roleset id: earmark.01 , to reserve or set aside for a particular purpose, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

earmark.01: EARMARK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'earmark' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from earmark.01-v predicate notes)


earmark (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: setter aside, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity earmarked
        Arg2-PRP: earmarked for

Example: all arguments

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Venezuela has also earmarked $ 200 million [*U*] in new money for light-crude exploration .

        Arg0: Venezuela
        Argm-dis: also
        Rel: earmarked
        Arg1: $ 200 million [*U*] in new money
        Arg2: for light-crude exploration

Example: transitive

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

        The Senate voted [*-1] to authorize $ 4.5 billion [*U*]for SDI spending in the current fiscal year , but the House , [*-2] reflecting a dramatic erosion of support for the program , earmarked only $ 3.1 billion [*U*] .

        Arg0: the House
        Rel: earmarked
        Arg1: only $ 3.1 billion [*U*]

Example: passive

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

        However , several people said that British Air might yet rejoin the bidding group and that the carrier made the statement [*-1] to answer questions from British regulators about how it plans [*-2]to use proceeds of [a securities offering]-1 previously earmarked [*] -1 for the UAL buy-out [*T*-3] .

        Argm-tmp: previously
        Rel: earmarked
        Arg1: [*]
        Arg2: for the UAL buy-out