Roleset id: narrow.01 , make narrower, Source: , vncls: , framnet: narrow.01: NARROW-V NOTES: Frames file for 'narrow' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet class other_cos-45.4, other framed members include decrease, halt, sweeten, and many others. (from narrow.01-v predicate notes) NARROWING-N NOTES: narrow.01 (from narrowing.01-n) NARROWED-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from narrowed.01-j)
Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: thing becoming narrower (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
Arg2-EXT: EXT, amount narrowed by
Arg3-DIR: start point
Arg4-GOL: end point
Example: narrow-v: ergative
The Texas Oil& Gas division continues to operate in the red, although losses narrowed to $9 million from $15 million.
Arg4: to $9 million
Arg3: from $15 million
Example: narrow-v: agentive
Combustion reported improved profits in its automation and control products businesses, and it narrowed its losses in its public sector and environmental segment.
Arg1: its losses in its public sector and environmental segment
Example: narrow-v: passive
[That range]-1 was quickly narrowed *trace*-1 to $145 to $155, although traders surrounding the post were told that $148 to $150 would be the likely target.
Arg4: to $145 to $155
Argm-adv: although traders surrounding the post were told that $148 to $150 would be the likely target
Example: narrowing-n: Metaphorical
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns
One of the strengths as well as weaknesses of contemporary academic life is its narrowing of expertise.
Arg1: of expertise
Roleset id: narrow.02 , be narrow, Source: , vncls: , framnet: narrow.02: NARROW-J NOTES: Based on medical adjectives. (from narrow.01-j)
Arg1-PPT: thing that is narrow
The blanket is too narrow to serve as a cover.
Arg1: The blanket
Argm-cxn: [too][to serve as a cover]
Roleset id: narrow_down.03 , eliminate possibilities, Source: , vncls: , framnet: narrow_down.03: NARROW_DOWN-V NOTES: Added by Julia, Meredith for Google.
Arg0-PAG: entity eliminating options
Arg1-PPT: selection, thing narrowed down
Arg2-DIR: original range of options, start state
Arg3-PRD: options left over, end state
We narrowed it down from 65 to 10
Arg2: from 65
Arg3: to 10