Roleset id: franchise.01 , sell a representative example of a chain, Source: , vncls: , framnet: franchise.01: FRANCHISE-V NOTES: I have a vague intuition that there's also a 'buy a franchise' sense,but I'll wait until an example shows up. (from franchise.01-v)
Arg1-PPT: example of chain
Example: no franchisee
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Rally's operates and franchises about 160 fast-food restaurants throughout the U.S.
Arg0: Rally 's
Arg1: about 160 fast-food restaurants throughout the U.S.
Example: with franchisee
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
John franchised his highly lucrative dissertation-shredding business to hordes of hungry undergraduates.
Arg1: his highly lucrative dissertation-shredding business
Arg2: to hordes of hungry undergraduates