Predicate: forgive

Roleset id: forgive.01 , release from blame/sin, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

forgive.01: FORGIVE-V NOTES: Member of VNcls judgment-33. Financial sense included in this roleset. (from forgive.01-v) FORGIVING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT, forgive.01. Corresponds to VNcls judgment-33. (from forgiving.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
forgive (v.)Forgiveness
forgiving (n.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: forgiver (vnrole: 33-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity forgiven (vnrole: 33-theme)
        Arg2-CAU: for what (vnrole: 33-attribute)

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: perfect,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Instead, Mr. Nixon reminded his host, Chinese President Yang Shangkun, that Americans haven't forgiven China's leaders for the military assault of June 3-4 that killed hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of demonstrators.

        Arg0: Americans
        Argm-neg: n't
        Rel: forgiven
        Arg1: China's leaders
        Arg2: for the military assault of June 3-4 that killed hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of demonstrators

Example: unstated or generalized sinner

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

        If [the political establishment]-1 is reluctant *trace*-1 to forgive sexual misadventures, the private sector sometimes will.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: forgive
        Arg2: sexual misadventures

Example: specialized usage: forgive debt

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

        [Holders of SCI TV's $507 million of high-yield junk bonds]-1 are being asked *trace*-1 to forgive a lot of debt in exchange for taking a 39% equity stake in SCI TV.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: forgive
        Arg2: a lot of debt
        Argm-adv: in exchange for taking a 39% equity stake in SCI TV

Example: double object

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

        Mary never forgave John his habit of farting during sex.

        Arg0: Mary
        Argm-tmp: never
        Rel: forgave
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: his habit of farting during sex

Example: financial sense. arg2

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

        France and Germany are trying their best to prop up Greece with more loans and forgiving of loans , but that seems like a losing proposition when Greece really does n't have an economy that can pay back the loans they already have .

        Rel: forgiving
        Arg2: of loans

Example: args 1 and 2

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

        Help pay the other fellow's debts by forgiving him his debts and declaring for him the abundance that is his already in Spirit.

        Rel: forgiving
        Arg1: him
        Arg2: his debts

Example: all args

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

        His family was adamant about his forgiving her for her outburst days ago.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: forgiving
        Arg1: her
        Arg2: for her outburst days ago