Predicate: lack

Roleset id: lack.01 , be short of, not possess, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

lack.01: LACK-V NOTES: Frames file for 'lack' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, Framenet entry Possession. Comparison with own. (from lack.01-v predicate notes) LACK-N NOTES: Based on lack.01. No corresponding VN entry. (from lack.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
lack (v.)Possession
lack (n.)Possession

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: (non)possessor
        Arg1-PPT: thing lacked

Example: transitive, agentive

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

        While competitors moved production offshore in response to the sagging competitiveness of Japanese factories, Sansui lacked the money to build new plants in Southeast Asia.

        Argm-adv: While competitors moved production offshore in response to the sagging competitiveness of Japanese factories
        Arg0: Sansui
        Rel: lacked
        Arg1: the money to build new plants in Southeast Asia

Example: ergative, almost adjectival

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Evidence on John's criminal insanity is lacking.

        Arg1: Evidence on John's criminal insanity
        Rel: lacking

Example: All arguments, within LVC

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

        Citing a Judaic law-book of the 16th century which identified a woman for the days preceding , during , and following her period as niddah ` impure , ' Miles has the lack of taste to write the following : .

        Argm-adv: Citing a Judaic law-book of the 16th century which identified a woman for the days preceding , during , and following her period as niddah ` impure , '
        Arg0: Miles
        Argm-lvb: has
        Rel: lack
        Arg1: of taste
        Argm-adv: to write teh following:...

Example: Funny headline, all arguments

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Dog expresses his lack of will to take a bath.

        Arg0: his
        Rel: lack
        Arg1: of will to take a bath.