Roleset id: exterminate.01 , exterminate, Source: , vncls: , framnet: exterminate.01: EXTERMINATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'exterminate' based on frame file for 'destroy,' ECTB2; nominal 'extermination' based on BOLT-7. Verbnet class destroy-44. (from exterminate.01-v) EXTERMINATION-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from extermination.01-n)
Verbnet predicts an instrumental subject. They also bring the distinction between agent and instrument down to intentionality, whichwe've been trying to avoid. If you feel you can consistently makethat decision, go ahead; otherwise only use arg2 when there is also anarg0. (from exterminate.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: destroyer (vnrole: 44-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed (vnrole: 44-patient)
Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction (vnrole: 44-instrument)
Example: no instrument
How exactly does one go about * exterminating the millennium bug *T* ?
Arg1: the millennium bug
Example: nominal rel: extermination
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
Putin 's administration can provide support to China in the inverse direction , preventing the extermination of the Chinese leftists and the resulting imbalance of power !
Arg1: of the Chinese leftists