Roleset id: funnel.01 , directed motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet: funnel.01: FUNNEL-V NOTES: Frames file for 'funnel' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 9.3. (from funnel.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: causer of motion, agent (vnrole: 9.3-1-1-agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing moved (vnrole: 9.3-1-1-theme)
Arg2-GOL: destination (vnrole: 9.3-1-1-destination)
Example: typically three args
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive
Theoretically, [the brokers]-1 will then be able *trace*-1 to funnel ``leads'' on corporate finance opportunities to Kidder's investment bankers, possibly easing the longstanding tension between the two camps.
Arg1: ``leads'' on corporate finance opportunities
Arg2: to Kidder's investment bankers
Example: different preposition
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund
The U.S. Attorney's office filed a criminal complaint against six bank employees charging them with conspiracy in the scheme, which *trace*-1 apparently was capable of *trace*-1 handling millions of dollars a week by *trace*-1 funneling cash through fictitious bank accounts.
Argm-rcl: which -> the scheme
Arg2: through fictitious bank accounts
Example: with source
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: full
Last month, the carrier said it wanted to lease crews and planes from British Airways so it could funnel its passengers from London to other European destinations.
Arg1: its passengers
Arg3: from London
Arg2: to other European destinations