Predicate: float

Roleset id: float.01 , not sink in water, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

float.01: FLOAT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'float' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet classes modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3 roll-51.3.1 run-51.3.2-2 slide-11.2-1; other framed members include: shake; charge, leap, roll, sneak, walk, wind; halt, roll. Comparison to 'roll' and 'wind'. (from float.01-v)


float (v.)
floating (n.)
flotation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causative agent (vnrole: 47.3-agent, 51.3.2-2-agent, 11.2-1-agent, 51.3.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing floating (vnrole: 47.3-theme, 51.3.2-2-theme, 11.2-1-theme, 51.3.1-theme)
        Arg2-GOL: benefactive, destination (vnrole: 11.2-1-destination)

Example: float-v: ergative, with LOC

        [The second part, consisting of $100 million of senior subordinated floating-rate notes,]-1 was priced *trace*-1 at 99 3/4 *trace*-1 to float 4.25% above the three-month London interbank offered rate.

        Arg1: *trace*
        Rel: float
        Argm-loc: 4.25% above the three-month London interbank offered rate

Example: float-v: float as introduce

        One trial balloon *trace-1* [Mr. Spiegel]-2 is said *trace-2* to have floated *trace-3* to investors: Columbia might be broken up, as Mellon Bank was split into a good bank and a bad bank.

        Arg1: *trace-3*
        Argm-rcl: *trace-1* -> One trial balloon
        Arg0: *trace-2*
        Rel: floated
        Arg2: to investors

Roleset id: float.02 , give, usually money, sometimes as a loan, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

float.02: FLOAT-V NOTES: Added by Julia based on SMS. (from float.02-v)


float (v.)
floating (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: giver
        Arg1-PPT: thing given
        Arg2-GOL: recipient
        Arg3-PRP: in exchange for/ purpose of loan

Example: float-v: all args

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

        it would be next month or may . and , i-1 may be able *PRO*-1 to float you a few bucks for your time ...

        Arg0: *PRO*-1
        Rel: float
        Arg2: you
        Arg1: a few bucks
        Arg3: for your time