Predicate: preclude

Roleset id: preclude.01 , stop, prevent, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

preclude.01: PRECLUDE-V NOTES: I'm not sure the latter is actually grammatical, but 'prevent'predicts it. We'll leave it in pending further examples. I alsodoubt there will/can be a separate instrument argument. (from preclude.01-v)


preclude (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: preventer
        Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being prevented)
        Arg2-PRD: secondary predication or action
        Arg3-MNR: instrument

Example: just transitive

        At the same time, the government didn't want to appear to favor GM by allowing a minority stake that *trace* might preclude a full bid by Ford.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Argm-rcl: that -> a minority stake
        Rel: preclude
        Arg1: a full bid by Ford

Example: preclude to a kiss?

        Mary's raging flu precluded John from kissing her.

        Arg0: Mary's raging flu
        Rel: precluded
        Arg1: John
        Arg2: from kissing her