Predicate: plead

Roleset id: plead.01 , beg, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

plead.01: PLEAD-V NOTES: Frames file for 'plead' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. Comparison to 'beg'. (from plead.01-v predicate notes) PLEA-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb plead.01, no mapping to VerbNet. Framed by Claire. (from plea.01-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
plead (v.)Request
plea (n.)Request
make_plea (l.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: begger, appealer
        Arg1-GOL: appealed to, begged from
        Arg2-PRP: begged/appealed for

Example: poor John

        John pleaded to Mary for another serving of ice cream.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: pleaded
        Arg1: to Mary
        Arg2: from another serving of ice cream

Example: Les Miserables plot

        Javert unjustly arrests her, but her plea to him for leniency is overheard by Valjean, who overrules Javert and demands her release.

        Arg0: her
        Rel: plea
        Arg1: to him
        Arg2: for leniency

Example: Fragment, all arguments

        pleas for aid from South Carolina small businesses

        Rel: pleas
        Arg2: for aid
        Arg0: from South Carolina small businesses

Roleset id: plead.02 , state guilt or innocence, give a plea in court, misspelling of plead?, give an answer, reply to charges, usually in court, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

plead.02: PLEAD-V NOTES: Treebank offers two different syntaxes (syntactes) for thisconstruction. Under one, the plea and the crime are two separatenodes:(ADJP (ADJ guilty))(PP (P to)(NP whatever))Under the other, they are merged:(ADJP (ADJ guilty) (PP (P to) (NP whatever)))You'll have to pick apart the latter syntax to get to the arguments. (from plead.02-v) PLEA-V NOTES: Roleset based on instances in wsj-nw. Framed by Claire; comparison to plea-n.02 and plead-v.02. (from plea.01-v) PLEA-N NOTES: Roleset based on verb plead.02. No mapping to VerbNet. Framed by Claire. (from plea.02-n)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
plead (v.)Entering_of_plea
plea (v.)
plea (n.)Entering_of_plea
make_plea (l.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: the accused
        Arg1-PPT: guilty or innocent
        Arg2-GOL: alleged crime

Example: typical example

        Southern Co.'s Gulf Power Co. subsidiary pleaded guilty to two felony charges of conspiracy to make illegal political contributions and tax evasion, and paid $500,000 in fines.

        Arg0: Southern Co. 's Gulf Power Co. subsidiary
        Rel: pleaded
        Arg1: guilty
        Arg2: to two felony charges of conspiracy to make illegal political contributions and tax evasion

Example: Args 0 & 2

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

        Drexel therefore agreed instead to an arrangement allowing it to plea to charges "which the company is not in a position to dispute" because of RICO.

        Arg0: it
        Rel: plea
        Arg2: to charges "which the company is not in a position to dispute" because of RICO.

Example: Fragment, all arguments

        The firm 's guilty plea to federal insider-trading charges

        Arg0: The firm 's
        Arg1: guilty
        Rel: plea
        Arg2: to federal insider-trading charges

Example: Args 0 and 1

        They have obtained a guilty plea from another person in thegovernment 's ongoing probe of illegal payments in the recordindustry.

        Arg1: guilty
        Rel: plea
        Arg0: from another person