Roleset id: impede.01 , hinder, try to stop, Source: , vncls: , framnet: impede.01: IMPEDE-V NOTES: I'm going to get in trouble for this example, I just know it. Onlyuse "instrument" when it is clearly separate from the agent. (from impede.01-v) IMPEDIMENT-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on impede-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls forbid-67. (from impediment.01-n)
arg3-instrument omitted. Use MNR if it comes up. Arg2-secondary predication not expected to occur in nominalizations, so also omitted. If you see an instance that requires both arg1 and arg2, send it in. (from impediment.01-n)
Arg0-PAG: entity attempting to stop something (vnrole: 67-agent)
Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being prevented) (vnrole: 67-theme)
Arg2-PRD: secondary predication or action
Example: usually just transitive
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
``The purpose of the bill is to put the brakes on airline acquisitions that would so load a carrier up with debt that it would impede safety or a carrier's ability to compete,'' Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, R., Ark. said.
Arg1: safety or a carrier's ability to compete
Example: with instrument?
John impeded Mary from studying with his incessant pleas for sex.
Arg2: from studying
Arg3: with his incessant pleas for sex
Example: just arg1
Example: both args
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
When the dams were built upon the Snake River, their impediment of the flow of the river made for deeper water, and calmer currents.
Arg1: of the flow of the river