Predicate: participate

Roleset id: participate.01 , take part in, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

participate.01: PARTICIPATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'participate' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. VerbNet class cooperate-73-2. (from participate.01-v) PARTICIPATION-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on participate-v.01. Corresponds to VNcls cooperate-73-2. (from participation.01-n)


participate (v.)
participation (n.)Participation


        Arg0-PAG: agent, entity participating (vnrole: 73-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: participating in what? (vnrole: 73-2-Theme)

Example: typically transitive

        Upjohn officials said they couldn't estimate the size of the charge until they determine which employees, and how many, *trace* will participate in the retirement plan.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: which employees , and how many ,
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: participate
        Arg1: in the retirement plan

Example: oddly intransitive

        ``There are too many people participating,'' says Al Ries, of Trout& Ries, a Greenwich, Conn., marketing consulting firm.

        Arg0: too many people
        Rel: participating

Example: both args

        public participation in attorney-disciplinary proceedings

        Arg0: public
        Rel: participation
        Arg1: in attorney-disciplinary proceedings

Example: just arg0

        small-investor participation

        Arg0: small-investor
        Rel: participation