Predicate: exploit

Roleset id: exploit.01 , use, overuse, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

exploit.01: EXPLOIT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'exploit' based on financial subcorpus; nominal 'exploiting' based on BOLT-6. Member of VNcls use-105. Comparison with 'use'. (from exploit.01-v) EXPLOITATION-N NOTES: Based on Bolt data. Comparison to exploit.01. Exploit.01 is a member of VN class use-105. Framed by Katie. (from exploitation.01-n) EXPLOITING-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from exploiting.01-n)


exploitation (n.)
exploit (v.)
exploiting (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: User (vnrole: 105-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing used (vnrole: 105-theme)
        Arg2-PRD: purpose (vnrole: 105-predicate)

Example: just transitive

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

        Up to now, the intense competition between IBM and Digital has been confined largely to the broad midrange of the computer market, where Digital-1 sought *trace*-1 to exploit IBM's weaknesses in networking.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: exploit
        Arg1: IBM's weaknesses in networking

Example: with purpose

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

        Mary exploited John's weaknesses for her own nefarious purposes.

        Arg0: Mary
        Rel: exploited
        Arg1: John's weaknesses
        Arg2: for her own nefarious purposes

Example: nominal rel: exploiting

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

        We don't find the fact of his exploiting the poor shocking/funny; we are merely amused at the manner in which he exploits them

        Arg0: his
        Rel: exploiting
        Arg1: the poor

Example: "it" her is causing the exploitation

        its exploitation

        Arg0: its
        Rel: exploitation

Example: Args 0 and 1

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

        Their exploitation of natural resources

        Arg0: Their
        Rel: exploitation
        Arg1: of natural resources