interest.01: INTEREST-V NOTES: Frames file for 'interest' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet class amuse-31.1. Comparison with 'surprise'. (from interest.01-v) INTEREST-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb entry interest.01. Corresponds to Verbnet class 31.1. (from interest.01-n) INTERESTED-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, interest-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls amuse-31.1. (from interested.01-j) INTERESTING-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT-1, interest-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls amuse-31.1. (from interesting.01-j)
Not sure if arg0 is possible with noun entry. (from interest.01-n)         Although the verb frame also contains an arg0, the adjectival-type instances in the examples use arg1 and arg2, so that is what I am including here, to promote consistency and avoid confusion. (from interested.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: agent, causer of interest
Arg1-PPT: interested entity (vnrole: 31.1-experiencer)
Arg2-VSP: interested in, interesting thing (non-agentive adj subjects, see ex) (vnrole: 31.1-stimulus)
Example: all args
Mr. Guber and Mr. Peters planned to run the nearly dormant MGM studio, and [the two]-1 even tried *trace*-1 to interest Warner Bros.' President Terry Semel in becoming a partner after he advised them on the deal.
Arg1: Warner Bros . ' President Terry Semel
Arg2: in becoming a partner
Mr. Sim considers the new unit's operations ``fundamentally sound'' and adds that Barry Wright has been fairly successful in moving into markets that *trace* haven't interested larger competitors.
But neither the pilots nor the machinists appear interested.
Arg1: neither the pilots nor the machinists
Example: adjectival, with arg2
Jaguar assumed its recently customary place on the OTC most active list as its American depository receipts gained 1/4 to 11 7/8 on volume of 1.2 million shares and Daimler-Benz joined the list of companies interested in the British car maker.
Arg2: in the British car maker
Example: Args 1 & 2
It is for those who have no interest in spiritual things and for those who kill their fathers or mothers or anyone else .
Argm-slc: who-1 *--> those
Arg1: *T* -1
Arg2: in spirital things
-LRB- eg they have been kidnapped , and police seek public help to find them - or they have been murdered - or if they are alleged to have committed a very serious crime and are being tried as adults , or if it is in some way in the public interest . -RRB-
Seems Froch may be interested in taking on the winner , although personally I think he 'd have way too much for either of them at this stage of their careers .
Arg2: in taking on the winner
While he didn't provide much to each scene, he was interesting to watch, obviously caring more about the overall performance than Brynner did.
Argm-adv: While he didn't provide much to each scene
Arg2: [he][to watch]
Argm-adv: obviously caring more about the overall performance than Brynner did