Predicate: firm

Roleset id: firm.01 , (make) become firm, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

firm.01: FIRM-V NOTES: This totally violates my lexicon, to make this a quantifiable verb.Icky icky icky. (from firm.01-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
firm (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity making something else become firm (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming firm (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount risen
        Arg3-DIR: start point
        Arg4-GOL: end point

Example: most sensical usage

        ...stock prices firmed only modestly in response to the report and then faltered.

        Arg1: stock prices
        Rel: firmed
        Argm-mnr: only modestly
        Argm-adv: in response to the report

Example: agentive

        It showed some early resilience after central bank support firmed sterling...

        Arg0: central bank support
        Rel: firmed
        Arg1: sterling

Example: quantifiable

        Pfizer gained 1 7/8 to 67 5/8, Schering-Plough added 2 1/4 to 75 3/4, Eli Lilly rose 1 3/8 to 62 1/8 and Upjohn firmed 3/4 to 38.

        Arg1: Upjohn
        Rel: firmed
        Arg2: 3\/4
        Arg4: to 38

Roleset id: firm.03 , secure, steadfast, resilient, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

firm.03: FIRM-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on medi-tmprl1to8, relation to 'firm-v.01'. (from firm.01-j) FIRMER-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from firmer.01-j)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
firm (j.)
firmer (j.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: causer of firmness
        Arg1-PPT: firm entity

Example: arg1

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

        The penis is tender when touched , though it is less firm and swollen .

        Arg1: it
        Argm-ext: less
        Rel: firm


Predicate: firm_up

Roleset id: firm_up.02 , make/become firm, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

firm_up.02: FIRM_UP-V NOTES: (from firm.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
firm_up (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity making something else become firm (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing becoming firm (vnrole: 45.4-patient)

Example: transitive

        He argues that efforts *trace* to firm up prices will be undermined by producers' plans to expand production capacity.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: [ firm] [ up]
        Arg1: prices

Example: intransitive

        John-1 always decides *trace*-1 to firm up after the holidays.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: firm up
        Argm-tmp: after the holidays