Roleset id: pave.01 , cover a wide flat surface, Source: , vncls: , framnet: pave.01: PAVE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'pave' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 9.8, Framenet entry Adorning. (from pave.01-v predicate notes)
Arg0-PAG: applier of cover, agent (vnrole: 9.8-agent)
Arg1-GOL: surface (vnrole: 9.8-destination)
Arg2-PPT: paving material (vnrole: 9.8-theme)
person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
We have as much nostalgia as anyone for those leafy, breezy days in Washington when honorable men and women dickered over budgets and even log-rolled a bit to see that the bridges got build, roads-1 paved *trace*-1, soldiers paid or that the desperately poor were cared for.
Example: all args
person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Tired of mowing, John paved his front yard with asphalt.
Argm: Tired of mowing
Arg1: his front yard
Arg2: with asphalt
Roleset id: pave.02 , pave the way: prepare, Source: , vncls: , framnet: pave.02: PAVE-V NOTES: Treebank uses at least three different syntaces for this usage. (from pave.02-v)
Arg1-PPT: the way
Arg2-PRP: for what
Example: typical usage
person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full
Were it true that a weak currency paves the way for trade surpluses, then presumably Argentina would be the center of today's global economy.
Arg0: a weak currency
Arg1: the way
Arg2: for trade surpluses