Predicate: ease

Roleset id: ease.01 , decline, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ease.01: EASE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ease' based on survey of initial sentences of big corpus and comparison with 'fall' and 'help' (from ease.01-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
ease (v.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PPT: Logical subject, patient, thing declining (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount declined by
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point, end state
        Argm-LOC: medium

Example: this really does occur

        The average seven-day compound yield of the 400 taxable funds tracked by IBC's Money Fund Report eased a fraction of a percentage point to 8.45% from 8.47% for the week ended Tuesday.

        Arg1: The average seven-day compound yield of the 400 taxable funds tracked by IBC's Money Fund Report
        Rel: eased
        Arg2: a fraction of a percentage point
        Arg4: to 8.45%
        Arg3: from 8.47%
        Argm-tmp: for the week ended Tuesday

Roleset id: ease.02 , help, aid, ameliorate, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ease.02: EASE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ease' based on survey of initial sentences of big corpus and comparison with 'fall' and 'help' (from ease.02-v predicate notes) EASING-N NOTES: Automatically added alias.

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
easing (n.)
ease (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: thing helping
        Arg1-PPT: thing being helped

Example: transitive

        A soft landing is an economic slowdown that *trace* eases inflation without leading to a recession.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> an economic slowdown
        Rel: eases
        Arg1: inflation
        Argm-adv: without leading to a recession

Roleset id: ease.03 , slide, move easily, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ease.03: EASE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'ease' based on survey of initial sentences of big corpus and comparison with 'fall' and 'help' (from ease.03-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
ease (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of motion, agent
        Arg1-PPT: entity in motion
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: slip sliding away

        Often judges ease into more lucrative private practice with little fanfare.

        Argm-tmp: Often
        Arg1: judges
        Rel: ease
        Arg4: into more lucrative private practice
        Argm-mnr: with little fanfare.

Roleset id: ease.06 , banks purchasing longer term assets to keep inflation up, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ease.06: EASING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-5. (from easing.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
easing (n.)
ease (v.)

Roles:

        Also called "quantitative easing", or "QE" for short. "QE1", "QE2", "QE3" and "QE-infinity" refer to specific instances of quantitative easing that began in the US on certain dates. (from easing.01-n)
        Arg0-PAG: agent, monetary authority responsible for QE
        Arg1-PPT: monetary amount

Example: argM

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

        Inflation fell from 5.0 % to 4.8 % and the economy is still very poor so the road is open for more easing .

        Argm-adj: more
        Rel: easing

Example: more argMs

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

        Hello all . So there are rumors of further quantitative easing in the works .

        Argm-ext: further
        Argm-adj: quantitative
        Rel: easing
        Argm-adj: in the works

Example: arg1

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

        The Federal Reserve announced on November 3, 2010, a second round of quantitative easing of $600 billion.

        Argm-adj: quantitative
        Rel: easing
        Arg1: of $600 billion

Example: arg0

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

        With US quantitative easing off the table for the time being, bullion remains below the $1600 level and continues to fight a bullish dollar.

        Arg0: US
        Argm-adj: quantitative
        Rel: easing


Predicate: ease_up

Roleset id: ease_up.04 , become easier, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

ease_up.04: EASE_UP-V NOTES: I haven't seen this yet in WSJ, but it might occur. Similar to "help,aid, ameliorate" roleset above. (from ease.04-v predicate notes)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
ease_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: thing helping (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being helped (vnrole: 45.4-patient)

Example: become nicer

        Even after the tough exam, John wouldn't ease up on his students.

        Argm-tmp: Even after the tough exam
        Arg0: John
        Argm-mod: would
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: ease up
        Arg1: on his students


Predicate: easy

Roleset id: easy.05 , not difficult, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

easy.05: EASY-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on WSJ data. (from easy.01-j) EASIER-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from easier.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
easy (j.)Difficulty Experiencer_focus Exertive_force
easy (j.)
easier (j.)

Roles:

        Arg1-PAG: thing that is easy (may require concatenation)

Example: empty it

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

        Indeed , Judge O'Brien ruled that `` it would be easy to conclude that the USIA 's position is ` inappropriate or even stupid , ' '' but it 's the law .

        Argm-mod: would
        Rel: easy
        Arg1: to conclude that the USIA's position is 'inappropriate or even stupid , ' "

Example: concatenation

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

        Yoga is easy to do

        Arg1: [Yoga],[to do]
        Rel: easy