Predicate: matter

Roleset id: matter.01 , be of importance, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

matter.01: MATTER-V NOTES: Frames file for 'matter' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No access to verbnet. No comparison. (from matter.01-v predicate notes)


matter (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: thing that matters (vnrole: 91-Experiencer)
        Arg2-PAG: matters to whom (vnrole: 31.4-3-Stimulus, 91-Stimulus)

Example: beautiful example

        ``Size doesn't matter,'' Mr. Peladeau says.

        Arg1: Size
        ArgM-NEG: n't
        Rel: matter

Example: it support

        Spreads will become so tight that it won't matter which market an investor chooses -- arbitrage will prevent him from gaining any temporary profit.

        ArgM-MOD: wo
        ArgM-NEG: n't
        Rel: matter
        Arg1: which market an investor chooses

Example: odd tracing

        ``What *trace* really matters is the operating income of the divisions.

        Arg1: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: What -> the operating income of the divisions
        ArgM-ADV: really
        Rel: matters

Example: with Arg2

        GATT membership will not matter to Donbas coal miners short of soap

        Arg1: GATT membership
        ArgM-MOD: will
        ArgM-NEG: not
        Rel: matter
        Arg2: to Donbas coal miners short of soap

Roleset id: matter.02 , subject matter: not eventive, do not use. Select .YY, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

matter.02: MATTER-N NOTES: (from matter.01-n)


matter (n.)


Example: do not annotate. .YY.

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        These family matters caused the patient more anxiety.