Predicate: enlist

Roleset id: enlist.01 , sign up to do something, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

enlist.01: ENLIST-V NOTES: The analysis is "John enlisted himself in the Army." (from enlist.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
enlist (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: signer (vnrole: 13.5.3-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: impelled agent (often subsumed into arg0 (vnrole: 13.5.3-Theme)
        Arg2-PRD: impelled action (vnrole: 13.5.3-Attribute)

Example: arg2 subsumed into arg1

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

        Back in the chase car, we drove around some more, got stuck in a ditch, enlisted the aid of a local farmer to get out the trailer hitch and pull us out of the ditch.

        Argm-loc: Back in the chase car
        Arg0: we
        Rel: enlisted
        Arg1: the aid of a local farmer to get out the trailer hitch and pull us out of the ditch

Example: all args

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

        [Rep. Dingell]-1 even managed *trace*-1 to enlist the services of the Secret Service in his investigation of the Baltimore paper.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: enlist
        Arg1: the services of the Secret Service
        Arg2: in his investigation of the Baltimore paper

Example: unstated action

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

        Mr. Maynard, whose company at the time was based in Santa Ana, Calif., enlisted his local congressman, and the battle was joined.

        Arg0: Mr. Maynard, whose company at the time was based in Santa Ana, Calif.,
        Rel: enlisted
        Arg1: his local congressman

Example: missing arg1

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

        John enlisted in the Army.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: enlisted
        Arg2: in the Army