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)
Arg1-PPT: Theme (action or object being prevented)
Arg2-PRD: secondary predication or action
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.
Argm-rcl: that -> a minority stake
Arg1: a full bid by Ford
Example: ARG0 and ARG1 and ARG2
But Mr. Smith said Sony intends to prove that the oral agreement did in fact exist , and that even the existing written contract does n't preclude the producers from taking executive posts at another studio .
Arg0: even the existing written contract
Arg1: the producers
Arg2: from taking executive posts at another studio