Predicate: point

Roleset id: point.01 , point, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

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

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
point (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: pointer (vnrole: 40.3.1-1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing pointed (defaults to finger) (vnrole: 40.3.1-1-Patient)
        Arg2-GOL: pointed at (a variety of prepositions) (vnrole: 40.3.1-1-Recipient)

Example: toward

        Trading is expected to remain subdued as the market awaits tomorrow's release of the jobs data with the hope that it will point toward a decline in interest rates.

        Arg0: it
        Argm-mod: will
        Rel: point
        Arg2: toward a decline in interest rates

Example: to

        ``I believe everyday pricing in the current environment doesn't work,'' says [Walter Loeb of Morgan Stanley& Co.]-1, *trace*-1 pointing to soft durable-goods sales.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: pointing
        Arg2: to soft durable-goods sales

Example: at

        They point at the numerous developing-country governments that have inflated, taxed and regulated themselves into despair under successive IMF programs.

        Arg0: They
        Rel: point
        Arg2-at: the numerous developing-country governments that have inflated, taxed and regulated themselves into despair under successive IMF programs

Example: with arg1

        John pointed the toy gun at the giant menacing alien and said, "Hasta la vista, bay-bee."

        Arg0: John
        Rel: pointed
        Arg1: the toy gun
        Arg2: at the alien


Predicate: point_out

Roleset id: point_out.02 , point at, define, make an example of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

point_out.02: POINT_OUT-V NOTES: (from point.02-v)

Aliases:

AliasFrameNetVerbNet
point_out (v.)

Roles:

        Arg0-PAG: pointer
        Arg1-PPT: pointed at

Example: typical usage

        Drexel Burnham's Mr. Reidy pointed out that ``profits held up in a tough revenue environment.''

        Arg0: Drexel Burnham's Mr. Reidy
        Rel: [ pointed] [ out]
        Arg1: that profits held up in a tough revenue environment