Predicate: earn

Roleset id: earn.01 , wages, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

earn.01: EARN-V NOTES: Arg3 could also be used for"on holdings of $16 million"whenreporting dividend yield and such. (from earn.01-v)


earn (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: earner (vnrole: 13.5.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: wages (vnrole: 13.5.1-1-Theme)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive (vnrole: 13.5.1-1-Beneficiary)
        Arg3-DIR: source (vnrole: 13.5.1-1-Source)

Example: it's a living

        Composer Marc Marder earns his living *trace* playing the double bass in classical music ensembles.

        Arg0: Composer Marc Marder
        Rel: earns
        Arg1: his living
        Argm-MNR: *trace* playing the double bass in classical music ensembles.

Example: dividends

        In fiscal 1988 the company earned $17.3 million on revenue of $352.9 million.

        Argm-TMP: In fiscal 1988
        Arg0: the company
        Rel: earned
        Arg1: $17.3 million
        Argm-PRD: on revenue of $352.9 million.

Example: benefactive

        ...a relationship with the government that *trace* has earned the Mitsubishi group the dubious moniker of"seisho".

        Arg0: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: that=a relationship
        Rel: earned
        Arg2: the Mitsubishi group
        Arg1: the dubious moniker of"seisho"

Example: with source

        [Xerox Corp.'s third-quarter net income]-1 grew 6.2% on 7.3% higher revenue, *trace*-1 earning mixed reviews from Wall Street analysts.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: earning
        Arg1: mixed reviews
        Arg3: from Wall Street analysts